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2015 Principe di Corleone Rosso Sicilia 750ml

2015 Principe di Corleone Rosso Sicilia

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Brillant ruby-red color. The bouquet is laden with fresh red berry notes. Polished, warm and dry on the palate. A wine that works well throughout the meal, it pairs best with meat dishes, mixed grilled meats, game and hard cheeses. - Winemaker's Notes

Producer: Principe di Corleone
Website: www.principedicorleone.it

Price: $23.99
Sale Price: $17.99

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Varietal: Nero d'Avola
Nero d'Avola is one of Italy's most important grapes. It is generally grown in Sicily and produces a wine deep cherry in color. It will often present itself as a dry full-bodied wine with mild acidity and round fruit.

Country: Italy
With vines stretching from its most southerly Mediterranean islands all the way to the foothills of the Alps, Italy has, just behind France and Spain, the most land under vines and exports more than any other country. With dozens of regions,and an even greater number of indigenous varieties particular to those regions, understanding all of Italy's wine can be a thoroughly exciting but lifetime long challenge. The most popular regions include; Piedmont, the home of Nebbiolo, Barbera, and Muscato, to name a few; Tuscany, known for Sangiovese, particularly in the Chianti area and the town of Brunello; And thirdly the Veneto, for its Prosecco and Pinot Grigio. Southern Italy's regions; Abruzzo, Campagnia and Puglia, not to forget the islands of Sicily and Sardinia are a great source of food-friendly and very affordable wines.

Region: Sicily


Type: Red
Red wine is wine made from dark-coloured grape varieties. The color of red differs based on the grapes variety or varieties used. Interestingly, black grapes yield a juice that is greenish-white. The actual red color comes from anthocyan pigments (also called anthocyanins) from the skin of the grape (exceptions are the relatively uncommon teinturier varieties, which produce a red colored juice). Most of the production centers around the extraction of color and flavor from the grape skin.