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2018 Rosso DOC Le Casematte

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Grapes Nerello Cappucio, Nerello Mascalese, Nocera, Nero d’Avola
Colour Red
Origin Italy, Sicily
District IGP Terre Sicilliane
Classification DOC
ABV 13.5%

Nerello Mascalese 55%, Nerello Cappuccio 25%, Nocera 10%, Nero d’avola 10%. A splendid ruby red color tinged by darker and brighter reflections, it has a bouquet of refined aromas of red berry fruit, floral notes and notes that remind to mediterranean maquis and spices, especially nutmeg and pepper on hints of noble wood perfectly blends. Winemaker's notes (May 2021)

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Le Casematte

There can't be too many wine estates named after WWII gun emplacements, but the three concrete casemattes among the vines designed to protect the Strait of Messina have indeed inspired the name of Le Casematte - "a place where grapevines have supplanted death" they say on their web-site, probably quite profound. Le Casematte was founded in 2008 by former footballer Andrea Barzagli and accountant Gianfranco Sabbatino. The vines are in the north of Sicily, with vineyards rising to 500m above sea-level, and northerly exposures helping to mitigate the southern sun-shine. They are committed to organic farming.

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