Ageing: 2 months in tanks and 3 months in bottles
Lumera is an evocative name, in full Donnafugata style. It’s the beloved woman, the sublime being who inspires joy and fullness of life. It’s the woman portrayed on the label, it’s the wine that bears her name. Lumera is the protagonist of a Sicilian poem that celebrates courtly love and experiments a form, the Dolce Stil Novo, which decidedly anticipates the Italian language. “Or come pote sì grande donna intrare / Per gli occhi mei, che sì piccioli son? / e nel mio core come pote stare […], ma voglio a lei Lumera asomigliare […]
The Contessa Entellina estate: Where Donnafugata began A rosé that does not follow the pack, the fruit of a targeted selection of red grapes. Lumera 2021 is characterized by a fruity and flowery bouquet. A very pleasant wine designed for those who love fruity and structured rosés.
The grapes destined for producing Lumera were harvested between the first ten days of August (Pinot Nero) second half of August (Nero D’Avola, Syrah) and between the 10th and 17th of September (Nocera).
Cold maceration in press for 12-24 hours at 10° (50°F) followed by fermentation in stainless steel, at a controlled temperature. Ageing in tanks for two months and another three months in bottle before release.
Two to Three years.
Match with hot and cold seafood antipasti, raw seafood (especially crustaceans) and first courses based on vegetables. We also recommend it with fried fish, fresh cheeses and second courses of roasted fish. Serve in mediumsize glasses, not flared, relatively tall, uncork at time of serving, excellent at 10–12°C (50- 53 °F).