Rosa Nera

A wine dedicated to women, recalls the perfume of the flower of love, the Rose. Black as obtained from the wine prince of Sicily: the Nero d'Avola.

Classification - IGT Terre Siciliane
Grape variety - Nero d'Avola
Soil - Limestone with a fine texture “terra ianca”, calcerous clay “terra palomina”
Size of Vineyard - 1.5 ha
Age of Vineyard - Planted in 1985
Growing method - Free standing bush (7,000 vines per hectare)
Altitude above sea level - 30 m
Esposure - South
Yield per hectare - 50 quintals
Agriculture - Organic, herbicide free; free from chemical treatment or synthetic fertilizers; pesticide treatments limited to low doses of copper (25% of the approved dosage REG 2092/91), sulfur and propolis; fertilizing limited to biodynamic preparations, fine pruning of grasses and legumes and green manure.
Vinification technique - Cold maceration of crushed and pressed grapes, and vinified in steel tanks at controlled temperature. No addition of sulfur. Naturally fermented by indigenous microorganisms
Ageing - In steel, bottled in the Spring following the harvest
Production facilities - 6.000