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Donnafugata "Sedara" DOC

2015 | Italy | Sicily 750 ml | 13.50 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Pepper (cracked)
  • Spicy
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥150
¥230
  • Product details

    Description

    The Rallo family have been making wine on the island of Sicily since 1851 and they established the Donnafugata estate in 1983, with a commitment to producing high-quality, sustainably-farmed wines that reflect the essence of Sicily. Sedara 2015 is a blend of the native Nero d'Avola grape, along with a little Cabernet, Merlot, and Syrah. It offers a fruity bouquet with scents of blackberries and blueberries combined with a light spicy note of black pepper. The palate displays good structure with suave tannins and pleasant freshness.
    Rated 90/100 by James Suckling.

    Variety Description

    Nero d'Avola

    Nero d'Avola is the most important red wine grape in Sicily. It is named after Avola in the far south of Sicily and its wines are compared to New World Shirazes, with sweet tannins and plum or peppery flavours.

    Country Description

    Italy

    Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Italy, closely followed by France, is the world’s largest wine producer by volume. Italy's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MIPAAF), has documented over 350 grapes and granted them "authorised" status. There are more than 500 other documented varieties in circulation as well. Some of the more famous grapes include Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, Garganega, Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese and Corvina. Grapes are grown all the way from Peidmont and Veneto in north, through Tuscany all the way including Sicily in the south.The three most iconic Italian wines are Barolo, Barbaresco, and Brunello di Montalcino.

    Region Description

    Sicily

    Sicily is Italy's southernmost region, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. For more than 2500 years Sicily has been a significant center of Mediterranean viniculture, although the reputation and style of its wines has changed significantly over that time. Although once famous for sweet Muscats, and later fortified Marsala, the island's best known wines are now its dry table wines produced under the regional IGT title, Terre Siciliane. The key grape varieties are a combination of 'native' varieties (those historically cultivated on the island) and newer, more fashionable imports. Nero d’Avola and Catarratto are the most important natives. A large proportion of what remains on the island is used to make Marsala, for which it is joined by the white varieties Grillo and Inzolia.