Feudo Montoni

Sicily, Italy

Nerello Mascalese Rosé di Adele Sicilia DOC – 2018

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  • Introduction

    • Rose di Adele is the name of the cru from which the grapes hail. The name has its origins in a rose garden that owner Fabio Sireci’s father, Elio, dedicated to his beloved wife, Adele.

  • Vineyard Profile

    • Vineyards: Cammarata (Agrigento)
    • Vine Age: 40 years old vines, grafted by hand onto wild plants
    • Soil: Clay-sandy
    • Elevation: 600 meters (1,969 feet) above sea level
    • Exposure: East-facing vineyard
    • Density: 4,400 vines per hectare (1,781 vines per acre)
    • Training: Vertical trellis
  • Vinification

    • Fermentation: Fermentation in cement containers and contact with the skins for 3 hours, then pressed very softly.
    • Aging: Sur lies with batonnage in cement containers for 6 months.
  • Technical Information

    • Alcohol: 13%
  • Tasting Notes

    • The color is pink “onion skin,” with golden reflections. Notes of rose and white flowers combine with aromas of clove, pomegranate and wild strawberries. On the palate, it is fresh, persistent and sapid.