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CADETTO red comes from espalier vineyards having a
density of 3400 plants per hectar. The pruning is done by
100% Nero d'Avola young
The main traits of this red wine are the fuit and the
To the smell, this wine expresses a wide mixture of red
berries and jams with an enviable extent.
The ruby color with violet reflexes indicates youth and
freshness, corresponding to the taste.
To the taste, it offers intense emotions, thanks to a soft
and sweet tannin, leaving a pleasant and persistent inkling
These merits come from a careful production.
Even if it is a year wine, it is able to sustain over four
Technical card for Cadetto Red
Typical Geographical Indication Sicily (IGT)
First year of production: 1991
Bottles produced: 40000
Grapes: young nero d'avola tendrils
Implantation year: 1996
Height: 70 meters
Soil type: abundante frame with high
lime presence; average dough origined from gypsum-sulfur strata.
Yield per hectar: 7 tonnes
Culture system: spurred cordon
Density: 3330 plants per hectar
Time of harvest: September 3
Production: Press-stripping and
inoculation of selected yeasts, maceration at 24°C for seven days,
Fermentation tank material: 250 cu.
meters stainless steel tank
Fermentation temperature: 24 °C
Time of bottling: five months after
Fermentation duration: 7 days
Alcoholic grade: 13.5°
Aging: up to 6 years
Maximum pleasure age: 10 months-3 years
Color: deep ruby red with violet
Smell: aroma of soft fruit jam, then
prunes, black cherry and, at the third stage, soil aroma similar the
wood after the rain.
Taste: Full, fresh and elegant; these traits are framed in a really
consistent body. Even if this wine has a strong structure, it is not
a wine for meditation; it is therefore excellent for not very
Best served at: 18-20°C
Matching: meat, roasts (both feathered
and bigger game), hot oysters in warm saffron sauce, bruschetta with
lardo di colonnata with rosemary.