Feudo Montoni Sicilia Nerello Mascalese Rosé di Adele
Rose di Adele is the name of the cru from which the grapes hail. The name has its origins in a rose garden that owner Fabio Sireci’s father, Elio, dedicated to his beloved wife, Adele.
Viticulture: Certified Organic
Vine Age: 40 years old vines, grafted by hand onto wild plants
Elevation: 600 meters (1,969 feet) above sea level
Exposure: East-facing vineyard
Density: 4,400 vines per hectare (1,781 vines per acre)
Training: Vertical trellis
Fermentation: Contact with the skins in cryomaceration for 4 hours, then pressed very softly. Fermentation in cement tanks at 18° for 10 days.
Aging: Sur lies with batonnage in cement containers for 6 months.
Varietal Composition: 100% Nerello Mascalese
The color is light pink “onion skin,” with bronze reflections. Notes of pink rose petal and violets combine with aromas of straw, brine, fennel seeds, blackberries, pomegranate, and strawberries. On the palate, it has a pleasant astringency, a good structure, is fresh, persistent, and sapid.