Donnafugata 2018 Mille e una Notte DOC

$115.00

Variety: Nero d’Avola, Petit Verdot, Syrah

Producer: Donnafugata

Region: Sicily, Italy

Vintage: 2018

 

 

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Description

Ageing: 13-14 months in french oak barrels and 24 months in bottles

The palace illustrated on the label is Palazzo Filangeri di Cutò where Queen Maria Carolina took refuge fleeing from Naples, the house loved by the writer Tomasi di Lampedusa. Gabriella captures the image and embeds it into a “Mille e una Notte” sky. A tribute to the masterpiece of oriental literature capable of recounting a thousand and one tales.

The Contessa Entellina estate: Where Donnafugata began.

Mille e una Notte 2018 presents a wide and deep bouquet characterised by notes of red and black fruits, delicate hints of eucalyptus and pleasant nuances of vanilla. On the palate it is soft and enveloping, with a great structure and mature and refined tannins. It ends with a notable persistence. Donnafugata’s flagship wine confirms itself an icon of style and elegance.

Mille e una Notte 2018, with an intense ruby red color,  presents a complex bouquet characterized by notes of red (cherry) and black (blackberry) fruits, fresh balsamic (eucalyptus) and spicy hints (black pepper) augmented by delicate nuances of vanilla. On the palate it is soft and enveloping, with great structure and tannins are mature and refined. It ends with a notable persistence.

Dolce&Gabbana and Donnafugata reinterpret Tancredi, the winery’s historic red known for its Mediterranean elegance. A perfect ambassador of two excellences that stand for Made in Italy, united by their unconditional love for Sicily, passion for work and attention to detail.

Harvesting

Manual harvesting of grapes into crates with careful selection of the grapes in the vineyard.

Vinification

Fermentation in stainless steel and maceration on the skins for 12 days at a temperature of 28 – 30° C (82 -86° F).

Ageing potential 

Over 20 years

Match

We suggest it with Slow-cooked rack of lamb, pappardelle with pork ragout, roasts, tournedos Rossini.

Additional information

Notes

With an intense ruby red color, Mille e Una Notte 2018 presents a complex Bouquet characterised by notes of red (cherry) and black (blackberry) fruits, fresh balsamic (eucalyptus) and spicy hints (black pepper) augmented by delicate nuances of vanilla. On the palate it is soft and enveloping, with great structure and tannins are mature and refined. It ends with a notable persistence.