Di Giovanna - Italy - Sicile

Nerello Mascalese - 2015

Price : 20.50$
Grape Variety : Nerello Mascalese  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 11577366  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 
Certification : Organic  

Tasting :

"The 2008 Nerello Mascalese from Di Giovanna is one of the richer, darker Nerellos readers are likely to come across. This is a weighty, brooding wine with tons of black fruit and surprising concentration for this grape and terrain. The wine’s depth is impressive." -AG Wine Advocate -R. Parker

Wine Pairing :

Red meat, game and strong cheese. Grilled or roasted red meat or game.

Winemaking :

  • Grape: Nerello Mascalese 100% - Organic
  • Age of the vines : 15-25 years
  • Yield of the vines : 1.5 kg/plant
  • Irrigation : None or drip
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 15 days
  • Maturation : 6 months in french oak barrel (used 1-2 years)- With the lees- Fining in bottle during 6 months - Malolactic fermentation
  • Type of yeast : Autochtone
  • Cellar : 5-7 ans +
  • Décante : 1h

See the Press Review


Vintage 2015

  • Gilbert & Gaillard 2017 : 90 pts

Vintage 2012

  • Mundus Vini Award: Gold medal

Vintage 2010

  • Duemilavini Bibenda: 3 grappes

Vintage 2009

  • Mundus Vini Award: Silver medal

Vintage 08

  • Wine Advocate -R. Parker: 88
  • Wine & Spirit: 90

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