Sicilian wines are some of the most important and prestigious wines in the world. They are considered among the best European wines, especially the red wine “Terre Siciliane”. Were the first The first Greek settlers were who started to grow grapes in the Italian island.
The most famous Terre Siciliane red wines_*
Below are two of the most well-known wines of this Denomination of Origin, both nationally and internationally. It is very worthwhile to try them, since they are capable of transmitting by themselves the true essence of Sicily.
One of the defining features of this wine from Sicily is that the grapes do not come from a specific area of the Italian island, but from vineyards grown along it. The grapes are fermented in stainless steel vats for a period of between eight and ten days. Once this period of time has elapsed, the wine is transferred to stainless steel containers, where it is cold-filtered; That is the reason why it is common to find some type of sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
It is a wine with a lot of body, with an alcohol content between 13 and 15%, and it features a ruby red colour with some purple reflections. Perfect to pair with red meat dishes.
Firriato Chiaramonte Nero d'Avola_*
Firriato Chiaramonte created the Firriato brand in the mid-80s in the Trapani countryside, one of the most wonderful places in Italy, with a great agricultural and viticultural tradition. This red wine is made with the best bunches of Nero d'Avola and has an alcohol content of around 13%. A very soft drink, but at the same time quite powerful. The end is fruity, the aroma is extremely intense, with fruity notes of plum, blackberry, cherry and cranberry, with touches of cloves, black pepper, licorice and chocolate.
To taste it and enjoy it to the fullest, it is advisable to match it with pasta and grilled meats.
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...final is long lasting and refreshing, with strong flavors. APPELLATION: Sicily, Italy. VINEYARD: Tenute Orestiadi. GRAPES: Nerello Mascalese. AGEING: in barrels of French and American oak. PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested manually; the best of the...
“Molino a Vento Nerello Mascalese Orestiadi is a wine produced with 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes from Tenute Orestiadi winery in the area of Gibellina in Sicily. The hills of Gibellina where the vineyards stand are at an altitude of between 100 and 300 m asl. The soils of these hills are...”
...attack, with soft tannins and well balanced. Fruity flavor, balanced, long and persistent. APPELLATION: Sicily. GRAPES: Nero d'Avola. AGEING: After maceration, the wine is placed in French oak barrels where malolactic fermentation and lasts about 6-8...
“Molino a Vento Nero d'Avola Orestiadi is a wine produced with Sicilian native Nero d'Avola grapes grown on the Gibellina hills. The soils where there are the vineyards of Nero d'Avola are fertile and has clay-limestone composition that allow plants to synthesize good polyphenolic material, both...”
TASTING NOTES OF Planeta la Segreta Rosso 2016 : View: Planeta Segreta Rosso 2016 presents the ruby red with light purple reflections. Nose: explosive aromas of cocoa, snuff and fresh fruit. memories of blackberries, plums and slightly mentholated balsamic...
“Schoene Cuvee from Nero d Avola, Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Franc. The wine impresses with aromas of mulberry, cherry and plum. Merlot and Syrah give the fruity notes support and structure with harmonious tannins.”
“Molino a Vento Syrah Orestiadi  is a wine produced with 100% Syrah grapes grown in Sicily in the Gibellina area. The hills of this area are between 100 and 150 m asl and has alluvial soils that allow the roots to develop deeply, thus absorbing minerals and nutrients for the plant. The Syrah...”
...velvet. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane. VINEYARD: Altitude: 250 meters-300 meters above the level of the sea. GRAPES: 100% Nerello Mascalese AGEING: cold bottled and refined in bottles for 4 months. PREPARATION: stripping, traditional red vinification with...
...herbs such as rosemary and sage. Mouth: Young and lively, with soft tannins and soft..APPELLATION: Sicily, Italy. VINEYARD: Mandrarossa. GRAPES: 100% Petit Verdot. AGEING: 3 months in steel tanks. Bottle aging for 4 months. PREPARATION: Short maceration...
“The Terre Sicilian Nero d'Avola black Feudo Maccari is located in vineyards located in the municipality of Syracuse Noto, in the heart of south-east Sicily. It is produced exclusively from Nero d'Avola grapes, which ferment, with maceration on the skins for about 15 days. The wine then aged in...”
TASTING NOTES: View: vibrant red as the sunsets in Sicily. Nose: aromas of plum jam, notes of herbs and spices like thyme and licorice. Mouth: structured, intense and harmonious, a great mix of wood and tannin wine. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane....
...Nose: aromas of ripe black fruit, black pepper and vanilla. Mouth: rich and spicy with a well-rounded end. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane. GRAPES: Syrah. PAIRING: meat, lamb and pasta dishes. ALCOHOL: 13%
TASTING NOTES: View: Casa Vinicola Minini Tasari Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane 2016 has a deep ruby and crystal-clear red colour. Nose: Powerful aroma with nuances of red fruits such as strawberry and raspberry, clear notes of liquorice, and some dairy....
“<p>Tasari Nero D'Avola is full-bodied, with flavours of mature red fruits, dried prunes and earthy herbs. <p><p>The tannins are soft and smooth, giving this wine a velvety mouthfeel.<p>”
“A special selection of Sicilian indigenous grape varietals, textured, fruity and delicious bursting with red fruit flavours that mingles with floral notes on the nose Smooth and well balanced with a lively acidity”
“Shymer is an acronym of the names of the two grapes that make up this intense red: Shyraz + Merlot. The term Shymer in French evokes the mythological figure of the chimera, fantastic creature symbol of dreams and impossible desires. Far from preconceptions, the Marzotto family has set as its...”
“A Syrah with an intense and complex flavour profile, rich with violets, blackcurrants, hints of liquorice and black pepper Harmonious, well integrated tannins round out the wine into a pleasantly spicy finish”
“Taut yet fresh, with fruity and herbaceous flavours of wild berry The intense aromas are underlaid by spicy notes of cinnamon, dried herb and pepper, which bring the wine together into a harmonious structure”