Chardonnay "La Fuga" Contessa Entellina DOC 2020 from Cantina Donnafugata - Buy now on InstaWinery Vini Online

Chardonnay "La Fuga" Contessa Entellina DOC 2020

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ORIGIN
Sicilia
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WINERY
Donnafugata
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Tipology
White Wine
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Denomination and Grapes
Chardonnay
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Vintage
2020
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Size
0,75 Litres
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Alcohol
13% vol
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Service temperature
10 / 14 ° C
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Pairing
Appetizers, Cheese, Fish

Awards

James Suckling Best Wines by Luca Maroni

Tasting Note

The name "The Leak"evokes the moment when Gabriella Anca Rallo, founder of the winery of Donnafugata, together with her husband, she leaves her job as a teacher "fleeing" from his past to start the extraordinary adventure in the magical world of wine. The Sicilian white wine "The Leak"is produced exclusively with grapes Chardonnay in purity, in the estate Contessa Entellina in the hills of Marsala in the province of Trapani. He's a great one wine of quality, with a Mediterranean character, of medium structure, mineral, pleasant and fragrant. Excellent organoleptic characteristics: Color bright straw yellow; From bouquet intense, floral olfactory with hints of yellow pulp fruits, pineapple, citrus peel, peach and medlar with hints of Mediterranean plants; In mouth it is soft, in perfect harmony with the olfactory bouquet and with a slight sapidity in the finish.

Tasting Guide

Il White Wine falls into the category of wines a White Berry, its characteristic acidity of the flavor is enhanced by the cold. The low temperatures they are excellent for highlighting her freshness, flavor e tannicity. Not going beyond the 13% it is possible to normalize the sweet tones of this white and to perceive its more dry and pungent notes, making it more pleasant to theodor and especially in the flavor. There temperature that we recommend oscillates between 6 degrees up to 14 for more whites maturi.


Recommended pairings

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A good Young White Wine, fresh e light is ideal for a appetizer or to accompany antipasti based on fish o vegetables. Ideal for first courses of fish and for serving dishes based on boiled fish or to grid, as long as the dishes do not have such an intensity as to overpower the wine in combination. While if white begins to be full-bodied e structured their ideal pairing is with dishes of structured fish e intense, white meat, oriental cuisine and possibly with some cheese.


The winery Donnafugata it is the perfect representation of the territory risotto, its enormous potential and the region's deep enological culture. A winery that has become immediately a symbol area of Sicilia in the world, founded over the years Eighty da Giacomo Rallo, with the aim of being the revival of the province of Trapani and South Italy in the wine world. The name Donnafugata derived from "woman on the run”, The story of the nickname takes his wife as a reference Maria Carolina Emperor Ferdinando IV di Bourbon, In which XIX century, when a Naples the Napoleonic armies arrived and decided to flee to the south towards the Sicilia, in the area where the current vines of the company are located. Today, the winery has become a real empire, it has achieved one vineyard area di 410 hectares, each of these is treated by techniques eco-friendly, in order to respect the environment and obtain healthier wines. Donnafugata extends into the areas of the Pantelleria, the ancient cellars of Marsala, Vittoria, Etna until you get to the Contessa Entellina Estate. Are wines which have now become part of the Sicilian tradition, in fact it is strongly recommended topairing with local gastronomic products. Excellent like gift and to be tasted in everyday life, able to surprise even the Wine Lovers more experienced and fussy. In our online wine shop you can buy the best wines of the Donnafugata winery at a great price.


REGION: Sicilia

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La Sicilia it is a heritage from a cultural, historical and artistic point of view, but it is also one of Italian regions most important from the point of enological view, Sicilian labels are recognized as fine wines around the world, this is due to the region's deep and ancient winemaking knowledge. The wine-growing area it is made up of the island itself, the islands Pantelleria e Aeolian, other smaller islands with some archipelagos. There surface area of ​​vines is one of the largest in Italy, you reach more than 110.000 hectares, mostly distributed on the hilly area for 60%, in the mountainous area for a 25% and in the flat area for the remaining 15%. For a long time i wines of Sicily have been used as blending wines for products from other regions, but in recent years with the development of new and more advanced techniques i Sicilian wines have managed to reach very high quality levels, managing to obtain a DOC. Today, the Sican wine is one of the most popular products in the our country andabroad, making the Sicilia one of the Italian wine symbols most important. In the'Island there are numerous vines a white berry e red, both autochthonous and exhibitions, thanks to the very versatile territory. The main grape varieties are: zibibbo(Muscat of Alexandria), Caricante, Greek, Cricket, Catarratto, Inzolia, Cricket, Moscato Bianco, Malvasia of Lipari, frappato, Nerello hood, Mascalese, Perricone, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sangiovese, Barbera and Trebbiano Toscano. The Sicilian wine is an excellent product for everyday life, able to satisfy all kinds of Wine Lover, which can be combined with a huge variety of courses. Also great as gifts for more experienced palates. In our online wine shop it is possible to buy wines from the region Sicilia most famous at the best price.


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