The name is inspired by the charming character of Angelica Fugara, prominent character in the film il The Leopard di Luchino Visconti, played by the superlative and beautiful actress Claudia Cardinale. The red risotto "Beautiful Sedara"of the cellar Donnafugata was born on the estate Contessa Entellina in the hills of Marsala in the province of Trapani. He's a great one wine medium-bodied, well-balanced, fresh, convivial, drinkable for everyday life. A bottle from organoleptic characteristics unique: Color ruby red; Bouquet intense olfactory with juicy berries, among which cherry stands out, light Mediterranean spices, with notes of burnt earth and tobacco; In the mouth it is in perfect harmony with the olfactory bouquet, with a light spicy note and a fresh acid finish.
Il Red Wine, especially the more ones maturi, are characterized by ahigh presence of tannins within them, they guarantee it longevity and body, as well as a high astrigency and little acidity. There service temperature aims to enhance the notes soft and of wine and to mitigate his tannicity and eventual bitterness. The greater the structure el 'aging of red wine, the greater must be his service temperature. The temperature that we suggest fluctuates between the 14%, For young wines, Up to 20% for more wines aged and structured.
Il Red Wine it is very simple to combine to a good dish, it does not require large elaborations. A classic is to combine this wine with dishes based on meat, in order to best express theirs flavor, in case the meat was Bianca it is better to opt for a red more young o light. A good glass of red does not disappoint even with cold cuts o aged cheeses, manages to transform a simple meal into an exceptional one mix of flavors.
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.
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.