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Folonari Corposo Rosso

Folonari Corposo Rosso

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About the Product

Producer: Folonari
Description: Dry Red
Vintages Available: 2010, 2011
Country, Region: Italy, Sicily
Appellation: IGT
Quality Level: Value

Made from Nero d’Avola, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, this wine achieves a rare balance between fullness of body and accessibility of flavours.

About the Producer

The fame of Folonari is due to its exceptional skill in selecting vineyards and grapes for producing wines of consistent quality and guaranteed authenticity. Its Pinot Grigio, Soave, Chardonnay and Merlot are distributed throughout the world.

Grapes

40% Nero d’Avola
25% Shiraz
25% Cabernet
10% Merlot

Vineyard

Selected parcels of land in Sicily; the vines are trained by the Guyot system.

Vinification

The grapes are picked under the hot August sun; the vineyards produce healthy, rich and dark coloured bunches. The grapes are vinified immediately after the harvest and the different varieties are fermented separately.

Tasting Notes

Deep garnet red. Well developed and slightly spicy bouquet, reminiscent of plums and ripe mulberries. Full, rich and firm to the palate, with a clear impression of lively ripe fruit; the tannins are soft and silky, leading to a very satisfying and lasting aftertaste.

Analysis

12.5% alcohol, 3.5 gr/l residual sugar, pH 3.46 , 5.7 gr/l total acidity.

Food Suggestions

This wine is suitable for everyday drinking and should preferably be served with flavoursome and characterful Mediterranean dishes. Some suggestions: lasagne, pasticcio of aubergines (“melanzane alla parmigiana”), meat with tomato and oregano sauce, roast meats and also mature cheeses.

Serving temperature: 14-16°C.

Cellar

This wine is best enjoyed fresh and within 2-3 years of production.

Price

R 89.00
Price is per bottle and includes VAT.
Product in stock: 145 bottles.

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