Price:  £40.95 | Case Rate: £38.83
Ex Tax: £34.13

Tasca d'Almerita - Capofaro (500ml) 2017

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Sicily
  • Wine Area: Salina - Aeolian Islands
  • Wine Maker: Carlo Ferrini
  • Grape: Malvasia
  • Grape Percentage: 100%
  • Alcohol Percentage: 11.5%
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 500
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
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Wine tasting notes

Yellow with good intensity and golden reflex. Good aromatic intensity, raisins, candied fruits, lilies with a hint of black pepper and lemongrass. Well balanced range between sweetness and acidity, pleasantly fresh, savoury character given by the volcanic soil.

Winery Information

Tasca d'Almerita

The island of Sicily is home to the Tasca d?Almerita family of estates: Regaleali, Capofaro, and Whitaker. The Regaleali estate is at the heart of the family?s wine production, and also serves as an escape from the bustle of the coastal capital of Palermo. In 2002, the family purchased vineyards on the small island of Salina to create Tenuta Capofaro, which produces elegant sweet wines with high acidity yet fresh balance throughout. The Whitaker estate consists of vineyards originally planted.. read more

Vinification Notes

Fermentation: In stainless steel tank at 16°C controlled temperature. Aging: 6 months in stainless steel tanks.