Cusumano Benuara 16
Zone of production: Tenuta Presti e Pegni, Alcamo (TP).
Grape: Nero d’Avola 70%, Syrah 30%.
Manual, Nero d’Avola in the first ten days of September, Syrah in the last ten days of August.
Elimination of stalks and fermentation in contact with skins etc for two days at 7°C, fermentation at 26°-28°C with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must, malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, and successive fining, 80% in steel and 20% in 20 hectolitre barrels.
An intense ruby-red wine with violet reflexes.
A winy scent and a very noticeable smell of blackberry and raspberry jam.
A tempting, warm taste with little fruits which penetrate your tastebuds.