Nero D’Avola: Lagnusa

Red wine

D.O.C Sicilia

Certified Organic

Lagnusa is the name of the cru from which the grapes hail. The name has its origins in the vineyard which has always been called “lagnusa” by the farmers of Montoni. In Sicilian, “lagnusa” means that which is lazy and produces small quantities. Today, we know that a vineyard that produces less, creates higher quality.

Production area: Cammarata (Agrigento)

Altitude: 600 meters above sea level

Exposure: East-facing

Soil composition: clay-sandy

Age of the Vineyard:  35 year old vines, grafted from our old Vrucura Nero d’Avola “mother plants.” By grafting in this antique manner, we obtain grapes with a unique and exclusive “DNA” of Feudo Montoni, our copyright of Nature.

Vine density: 4.400 plants per hectare

Training system: Vertical trellis

Pruning system: Guyot

Harvest: Handpicked and placed in small cases

Vinification process: Fermentation takes place in cement containers. Malolactic fermentation takes place completely in cement.

Aging: 20 months in cement, 4 months in barrels, 4 months in the bottle

Sensory profile: Ruby red in color. Its structure does not want to conquer with strength, but rather with elegance. A complex perfume with notes of cherries-in-spirit, red plum, blackberry and warm spices that are in harmony with one another. The boldest aromas are of cinnamon and clove. Notes of menthol amplify the freshness of the taste. It is soft, velvety, sapid and laced with the right amount of delicate tannin on the palate.

Technical Notes:
13.50% vol.

Storage of wine:  In a cool, dry and dark place, stored on their side.

Food parings: Red meats, roasts, game, tuna, salumi and aged cheeses.

Temperature of consumption: 18-20º Celsius

Service notes: Oxygenate the wine at least one hour before serving

Feudo Montoni Nero d'Avola Lagnusa
Feudo Montoni di Fabio Sireci - Part. IVA 03959670823