Sedàra Sicilia DOC 2021 Donnafugata
Donnafugata was born from the commitment and foresight of a family that, with passion, has been able to innovate the style and perception of Sicilian wine in the world.
Giacomo Rallo, the fourth generation of a family with over 160 years of experience in quality wine, founded Donnafugata in 1983 together with his wife Gabriella, a pioneer of viticulture in Sicily. Today his sons José and Antonio lead the company and a team of people oriented towards excellence.
Donnafugata would not be the winery it is today if Gabriella had given it another name.
The name Donnafugata refers to Tomasi di Lampedusa's novel "The Leopard". A name which means "woman on the run" and refers to the story of a queen who found refuge in that part of Sicily where today are located the winery's vineyards. A story which inspired the company's logo: the image of a woman's head with her hair in the wind which is featured on every bottle.
A face which is also the one of Gabriella Rallo, the "donnafugata" who abandons her job as a teacher in order to take care full time of Contessa Entellina's vineyards. One of the first women in Sicily to produce wine in a sector typically dominated by men: a pioneer of quality feminine viticulture.
Sedàra is a Donnafugata red wine made from Nero d'Avola, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Syrah grapes. It offers a fruity bouquet with hints of fresh red fruit with a pleasant freshness and juiciness.
Ruby-red in color. The chino shows a fruity bouquet with hints of fresh red fruit cherry, black cherry and plum and spicy hints of black pepper.
In the mouth it shows good structure with suave tannins, pleasant freshness and juiciness.
Fermentation is carried out in stainless steel with maceration on the skins for about 10 days at a temperature of 25-28°C.
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