Tasca D’Almerita Lamuri Nero D’Avola DOC 2015
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Made for a selection of Nero d’Avola grapes cultivated on the high hills. It expresses the primary aromas, without excess from the ripening process, it’s distinguished by the variety from the warmest parts of Sicily. Different age barriques provide soft and elegant tannins, with subtle hints of wood. Its name comes from the Sicilian word for love, “L’Amore”, the same love that Tasca d’Almerita put into its work.
Grapes: Nero d’Avola
Appellation: Sicilia DOC
Vineyards: selection of high hill grapes grown between 450 and 750 meters above the sea level
Yields per ha: 8 t
Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks
Fermentation temperature: 25/28°C
Maceration: 12 days on average
Malolactic fermentation: fully developed
Ageing: 12 months in French oak (Allier and Tronçais) 225 litre barrels 20% new and 80% second and third passage
Alcohol content: 13.5% Vol.
Wine analytical data: pH 3,45 – TA 6,1 g/l – RS 1 g/l – ET 31,6 g/l
Company History: Our history in Sicily is written in the land that we care for and have handed down for eight generations. With the profound respect we owe to our tradition, and always looking towards the future.
Over the years, Capofaro has been added to the mother estate, Regaleali, in Salina, in the Aeolian archipelago; Tascante on Etna; the historic Whitaker estate on the ancient Mozia island; and Sallier de La Tour, in Monreale. In a precise project of valorization of the autochthonous varieties and of the territories with the highest wine-growing vocation.
Each productive nucleus has its own marked personality and narrates an always different Sicily.
Next to the vineyards grow olive trees, wheat fields and almond trees. In the vegetable gardens, in the pastures, in the orchards, men and women work to help us keep pace with the seasons and give birth to the best products of Sicily. Each with its own character, each with its own rhythms.
Today, for us the biggest challenge is to preserve these places and leave them intact to our children, in a sign of constant attention to the protection of every single ecosystem.
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