Story of the Wine:
La Ferla is the flower of the fennel, which grows well in this part of Sicily. Rose wines are taking the market by storm and this well made example is just what the doctor ordered. The winery has recently been rebuilt and has a great deal of investment. Tonino Guzzo its consultant winemaker has been chosen as one of Italy’s up and coming winemakers and is making wines of outstanding quality.
Grape(s): 70% Nero d’Avola, 30% Nerello Mascalese
Area: From vineyards around the town of Canicatti in southern Sicily.
Training System: Espadrella
Harvest: Late September
Vinification: A criomaceration for several hours is followed by a cool fermentation at 120-160C for 20-30 days in cement vats.
Ageing: Kept for 3 months in stainless steel vats.
Pack size: 6x75cl Stelvin closure
Descriptions for Wine List
1) A fresh, vibrant nose with a touch of perfume is deliciously balanced with a soft fruitiness and crisp finish.
2) Sicily has everything, the ideal climate, ideal land and stunning grapes. When a winemaker of talent such as Tonino Guzzo at the Canicatti winery puts all this together then excellent wine will follow. A fresh, vibrant nose with a touch of perfume is deliciously balanced with a soft fruitiness and crisp finish.
Country: Italy Region: Agrigento- Sicilia Grape: 70% Nero d'Avola, 30% Nerello Mascalese Product code: 1588 Pack size: 6x75cl
This recently modernised co-operative has its vineyards in the south of Sicily around the town of Agrigento. This is regarded as one of the finest districts for the indigenous Nero d'Avola. The winemaker Tonino Guzzo was identified by Decanter magazine as one of Italy's promising stars.