Introducing the Feudo Solaria Sullerìa Rosso DOP Mamertino Rosso Riserva 2015
Deep red ruby with lively purple hues. Notes of ripe blackberries, pepper, chocolate, flowers and old wood. Soft and juicy texture, powerful and round, on palate with a touch of oak in the finish. Best serve at – 18°C.
Excellent with red meats, medium age cheese and savory dishes.
The specific appellation ‘Mamertino Rosso Riserva’ requires minimum aging of 24 months. It is aged in French oak for 12 months and further 12 in bottles before release.
About Feudo Solaria
Feudo Solaria has since been handed down for 5 generations. In 1984, Alessio Grasso (4th generation) introduced modern winemaking techniques that elevated the quality of wine and further set the winery apart from other nearby estates with strong emphasis on organic viticulture.
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The winemaking tradition started from 1887 by Peppino Grasso who planted the first vines and founded Cantine Grasso. Wines produced were then consistently shipped out to Piedmont and some of the famous French Chateaus, where it was used to increase the alcohol content of the wines. Till 1950s when the winery started to market well locally and dominating local wine trade.
The winery has recently been merged with the new Feudo Solaria. Alessio is still the current winemaker with the help of his sons, Tullio and Carmelo. Feudo Solaria is located in northeastern Sicily and has won over 120 awards in major wine competitions. Feudo Solaria stands for modern Sicilian wines of the highest quality.