DonnafugataSul Vulcano Etna Rosso Nerello Mascalese 2021Product code: 17124
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Donnafugata Sul Vulcano Etna Rosso Nerello Mascalese is an exquisite Sicilian wine that captivates with its fragrant bouquet and nuanced flavours. Produced from the Nerello Mascalese grape, this ruby red drink expresses dense, ripe fruit aromas alongside smoky hints, reflecting the volcanic soil from which it originates. On the palate, it's an elegant showcase of ripe cherries, herbs, and spicy undertones, brilliantly balanced with a lively acidity and refined tannins. This wine encapsulates the distinctive character of its Etna origin, making it a delightful experience for both seasoned enthusiasts and casual wine drinkers alike.
Pale ruby red in the glass, this wine offers an elegant bouquet of wild berry notes, violets and delicate nuances of cinnamon and nutmeg. These characteristics continue through to the palate, supported by freshness and harmonious tannins. The finish is long and balanced.
About the Winery
Lying in the heart of Sicily, Italy, is the renowned Donnafugata winery, a true gem in the world of viticulture. This sprawling vineyard estate dates back to 1851 and has been meticulously cared for over five generations. Owned by the Rallo family, it is a glittering jewel underlining the rich tapestry of Sicilian wine-making.
Spanning over 334-hectares of vineyards across Sicily, Donnafugata is a visionary leader in producing Midi-themed wines offering one-of-a-kind aromatic profiles. The estate's distinct microclimates and soil variety enable the cultivation of 30 different types of grapes to create a vast selection of remarkable wines with exciting complexity and extraordinary depth.
Donnafugata are innovative winemakers who are committed to sustainability and organic farming. The winery utilises solar panels and reuses production waste. It's methods highlight a conscious effort towards the environment which then influences the superior quality of its wines.
The heart and ethos of Donnafugata extends far beyond viticulture; it involves art, culture and nature. Each bottle label is an artwork, resonating with the tale of the wine within. The winery doesn't solely captivate the palate, it also enchants the eye, making its wines a thoroughly immersive experience.
From whites with floral notes to striking full-bodied reds and exquisitely sweet whites, every sip from a Donnafugata bottle embodies the dedication, passion and craft involved in producing these wines. Embarking upon a wine tour here beautifully marries the exploration of flavours with Sicilian culture and tradition; a journey that promises to be an unforgettable sojourn.
Conclusion? Donnafugata is an enchanting amalgamation of quality excellence, environmental stewardship traditional craftsmanship and an aesthetic sensibility. Whether you're a seasoned wine connoisseur or a curious enthusiast, Donnafugata is the perfect place to explore the vast , richness of Sicilian wines.