Loretta Sebastiani

By: Loretta Sebastiani
     

Best Italian Wine Sicily Contessa Entellina Rosso

Contessa Entellina Rosso

  • Vine selection:
    Calabrese and/or Syrah (min 50%)
  • Colour:
    ruby red sometimes with garnet highlights especially if aged
  • Aroma:
    winy, characteristic, intense
  • Taste:
    bone dry, velvety
  • Minimum alcohol content:
    11.5%
  • Production area of DOC:
    municipality of Contessa Entellina, about 55 kilometers south of Palermo
  • Aging:
    up to 5 years
  • Types:
    -
  • Riserva:
    Riserva - min alcholic content: 12% - aging: minimun two years (six months of which in oak barrels), therefore more than 5 years
  • Serving temperature of wine Contessa Entellina Rosso:
    61 - 64 F (16 - 18 C)
  • Pair wine Contessa Entellina Rosso with :
    red meat, the Riserva for full-flavoured roast meat and seasoned cheeses
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