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Ammasso

Rosso Sicilia DOC

Ammasso means a traditional winemaking technique that still today is used to vinify the best parcels in Sicily.

Variety

Nero d'Avola, Nerello Mascalese, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Production Area

Sicily - Santa Ninfa - Belice Valley.

Soil

Soil predominantly consisting of limestone, clay, and iron. Mediterranean climate.

Winemaking

The best grapes are hand-picked and placed in single layers of small cases of maximum 5kg each. Grapes are stored for 4 weeks in a controlled temperature fruit chamber room. The natural enzymatic processes develop the peculiar aromas and taste profile. Grapes are gently handled to preserve their delicate balance. The wine rests for 8-10 months in medium toasted oak casks. After 4 months in the bottle, the wine starts showing its best expression.
Guyot training system.

Tasting notes

The wine obtained from partially dried grapes results opulent but gently balanced. Candied notes and toasted hints ensure a flavorful and sensual palate. To be served between 14 and 16°C

Pairing

A fruit driven red best paired with savory meat dishes, baked pasta, and matured cheeses. Serve between 14-16°C. / 57-60°F. Serve up to 1 hour after opening.

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18 January

La Sicilia è una terra magica dove il rispetto della natura regala vini di carattere. Oltre ai vini è nostro dovere dare testimonianza della grandezza di questa isola che unica per Arte e Storia, per Cultura, Società e Gastronomia pervasa da una Natura affascinante e potente. Oggi scopriamo Erice. 🌱☀️🍇 Sicily is a magical land, where the respect for nature gives wines with a great character. It is our duty to give testimony to the greatness of this island which is unique for its art and history, for its culture, its society and its gastronomy pervaded by a fascinating and powerful nature. Today we discover Erice. #baronemontalto #experiencesicily #verysicilian #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #wine #winetime #winery #winelover #winetasting #winepassion #wineoclock

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16 January

Questo vino 100% Syrah ha un colore rosso intenso, al palato è pieno, i tannini sono ben integrati con un finale piacevolmente tostato e speziato. Provalo con formaggi stagionati e piatti di carne saporiti. 🌱🍷🧀 This 100% Syrah wine has an intense red color, full body on the palate, with well integrated tannins and a pleasantly toasted and spicy finish. Try it with aged cheeses and savory meat dishes. #baronemontalto #redwine #grapes #syrah #pet #experiencesicily #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #nature #wine #winelovers #winepassion #winelife

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12 January

In Sicilia la famiglia è una cosa seria, come lo è la scelta del vino adatto alle grandi occasioni. I nostri enologi vinificano rispettosamente la particolare selezione dei vini della Collezione di famiglia, l'affinamento in legno ne assicura la longevità a testimoniare il sacro ritrovo tra le diverse generazioni. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🍇🍷 In Sicily, family is a serious matter, like the choice of the right wine for a special occasion. Our winemakers manage the vinification of Collezione di Famiglia wines very respectfully, while the aging in oak ensures the longevity, necessary to preserve the sacred intersection between the different generations. #baronemontalto #glossario #experiencesicily #verysicilian #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #winelovers #winepassion #cultura #culture #tradizione #tradition #wisdom

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