Mille e una Notte Terre Siciliane IGT
Mille e una Notte 2015 is caressing and intense, characterized by an ample bouquet with fruity notes combined with balsamic and spicy scents. Donnafugata's flagship red confirms itself as an icon of style and elegance.
Denomination :Red Sicilia DOC.
Grape : Nero d'Avola, Petit Verdot, Syrah and other grapes.
Production Area: South-western Sicily, Contessa Entellina Estate and nearby areas.
- Alcohol Content: alcohol 13.80 % vol.,
- Acidity: 5.8 g/l., pH: 3.62
Harvesting: manual harvesting of grapes into crates with careful selection of the grapes in the vineyard. The harvest of the grapes destined for Tancredi began during the first decade of September with Nero d'Avola and Cabernet Sauvignon and were concluded in the second decade with the harvest of Tannat
Tasting Notes: intense ruby red colored, Mille e una Notte 2015 is characterized by an ample bouquet, with fruity notes (blackberry and black mulberry) and balsamic (liquorice) and spicy scents followed by hints of cacao. The palate is soft and embracing, surprising with an extraordinary silky tannin. A remarkable long persistence on the finish.
Aging potential: over 20 years.
Food pairings: try with fresh pasta (e.g. pappardelle) with pork ragout, slow-cooked rack of lamb, roasts or Tournedos Rossini. If served in large, big-bellied goblets it can be uncorked a few minutes before, otherwise a couple of hours earlier. Excellent at 18C