Cerasuolo di Vittoria DOCG “Maskaria” Barricato 2013 – Terre di Giurfo
Intense ruby red colour, ethereal on the nose, with floral and fruity notes and sweet spices such as vanilla and liquorice. In the mouth, it is soft, full, velvety, with balanced tannins. Great persistence.
The Cerasuolo Maskaria Barricato Terre di Giurfo is made of 60% Nero d’Avola and 40% of Frappato grapes from vineyards located in the municipality of Licodia Eubea (Ct) at an altitude of 500 meters above the sea level. The vineyards to produce the Cerasuolo Maskaria Barricato Terre di Giurfo have a medium mixture soil, calcareous tendency. The fermentation takes place in 150 hl stainless steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 15-18 ° C, mature in oak for about 12 months and age in glass.
The Terre di Giurfo company is located in Sicily, in the Ragusa area. It is here that the Terre di Giurfo produces the finest wines from native vines of the Sicilian territory: from Cerasuolo di Vittoria, to Frappato, to Nerello Mascalese, to Nero d’Avola. The company has always focused on enhancing the territory of the estate and, above all, optimizing the quality characteristics of its products. Each vineyard, in fact, is previously selected, then followed and controlled in production techniques according to the so-called agriculture system. integrated, respecting the maximum yield per hectare established by winemakers with a constant commitment that requires continuous monitoring through systematic checks on the product, starting from the maturation of the grapes until their harvest. Giurfo is ancient land. Immersed in an evocative scenery, one of the most surprising in south-eastern Sicily, along with the River Dirillo valley on the border between the municipalities of Licodia Eubea and the provicia Iblea, it extends over a vast area rich in history and traditions. Thanks to the generous climate of the heterogeneous composition of the soil and to the particular sun exposure, vineyards and olive groves are expertly cultivated that are able to give products rich in aromas and aromas typical of the area.