Le Casematte “Peloro” Rosso Terre Siciliane IGP
70% Nerello Mascalese and 30% Nocera. Brilliant ruby red in color with violet reflections. The bouquet has generous aromas of small red berries, floral fragrances as well as carob, licorice and spice. On the palate the wine has fresh acidity, rich fruit flavors, mineral notes, and vibrant tannins.
“Le Casematte is deeply rooted in the territory and its history but also values the needs of contemporary wine production.”
Grapes: 70% Nerello Mascalese and 30% Nocera
Vineyards: From a vineyard located at Faro Superiore
Altitude: 820 and 1,215 feet above sea level
Soil: A mix of sandy, calcareous, and clayey soils
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 15-30 years
Time of Harvest: Late September
Vine Density: 2,024-2,430 vines per acre
Total Production: 25,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are hand-harvested in mid-September and undergo Vinification in stainless-steel.
Aging Process: The wine is aged in stainless steel vats and then in 2nd year French oak barrels for two months. The wine undergoes four to five months of bottle aging before it is released.
Alcohol Content: 13.00%
Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini
Cellaring: Up to 5 years
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 & 12 bottles per case