Winery: Abbazia San Giorgio
Viticulture: Organic and biodynamic
Region: Sicily - Pantelleria island
Grape variety: Pignatello 100%
Alcohol: 12,5% vol
Wine making: spontaneous fermentation by indigenous yeasts present in the skins. The maceration-fermentation lasts for more than 12 days. Decanting takes place naturally. No filtration is done.
Aging: it takes place partly in steel silos and partly in chestnut barrels. In both cases the wine stops for about 6 months, after which it´s bottled.
Serve at: 14 °C
Food matches: the Rosso dei Sesi is a wine for every meal, it goes well with Italian aperitifs or with fatty or stewed fish. It´s enhanced by combining it with dishes based on red meat, stewed and boiled in particular
About him: wine for all meal, obtained from Pignatello grapes an autochthonous black berry native to western Sicily; ruby red in color, more or less intense. On the palate it´s dry, full-bodied, round and stands out for its freshness and minerality; yet another new masterpiece of the legendary Battista Belvisi!!!
Taxes 22% including