Wine Tasca d'Almerita, Rosso del Conte DOC 2005
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Wine of deep ruby color close to purple.
The wine has a delicate, rich, buttery flavor with a good structure, good balance and rich tones fruit. For a long aromatic finish.
The wine has a rich, rich aroma with hints of cherry, walnut, wild berries, vanilla, tobacco and delicate shade of almond.
The wine goes well with red meat, fried or grilled sausages, ham and smoked.
By the end of the 60-ies of XX century, Count Giuseppe decided to create a special reserve wine Regaleali Rosso, which would be capable of aging, like other great wines of the world. This wine was produced only in 1970. They became Rosso del Conte (Red wine graphs). Harvest for wine production occurs from late September to mid-October. Maceration and fermentation takes place over 20 days in stainless steel at a controlled temperature not exceeding 20-28 ° C. This is followed by malolactic fermentation. Wine kept for 18 months in French oak barriques Allier and Troncais, then bottled and aged for another 12 months. World critics believe the highest level of wine Rosso del Conte best representative of the Sicilian wines. Additional awards and ratings:
2004: - L'Espresso - Guida Vini d'Italia - the title of "Excellent wine" (Vini d'Eccellenza), Guida ai Vini del Giornale di Sicilia - 5 stars;
2005: - Guida D'Agata & Comparini ai Migliori Vini d'Italia (Guide to the best wines of Italy) - Best 100;
2008 - Silver medal competition Mondial de Bruxelles in Brussels
2009 - Gold Medal of the Italian Wine & Food Institute - New York.
History Conte Tasca d'Almerita begins in 1830, when brothers Don and Don Lucio Tasca acquired Carmelo Mastrodzhiovanni Regaleali former fortress, which is located on the border between the provinces of Palermo and Kaltanisetta, in the heart of Sicily. Regaleali name comes from the Arabic "RahalAli" - farm Ali. Much has changed since then, but remain unchanged - the love of the area, respect for tradition, the cultivation of grapes and a remarkable production of high quality wines. Company Tasca D'Almerita has existed for over 150 years, today it is known worldwide for its wines regularly receive awards at various competitions. Land farm consists of 500 hectares, 360 of which are given over to vineyards. They are located at an altitude of 400 to 750 meters above sea level. The local climate has unique characteristics, it allows you to collect a late harvest, making wine acquire unique tone. In the year produced 3 million. Bottles.
The motto of the economy reads: "Tradition and innovation." Owners Tasca D'Almerita care about the traditions and keeping pace with the times. They are used in the production of advanced equipment, thus solving, issues of tomorrow, today.