A surprising volcanic red Sul Vulcano, pale ruby red, offers an elegant bouquet with notes of red fruits (raspberries and cherries) along with hints of fresh balsamic mint and delicate spicy nuances of white pepper. The palate is fresh and with a good structure, full of silky tannins and with a balanced and persistent finish. Food & wine: Perfect with Mediterranean antipasti and first courses based on eggplant or mushrooms, meat and roast stew. Pairing options are numerous: from North-American cuisine (chicken wings, hamburgers) to moderate spicy Asian dishes (beef stir-fried, dumplings) to fusion cuisine like Tex-Mex based on meat and beans. Excellent at 18°
Bell’Assai, a single variety Frappato, Vittoria Doc, with great freshness and soft tannins. A fragrant red with intense floral notes of freesia and rose combined with aromas of red fruits that enhance its immediate pleasantness. Bell’Assai is a girl with personality who offers to the sweet Sicilian breeze the fruits of the vineyards and the scents of the countryside. She represents the spirit of those enterprising families with the love for beauty which have always been animating the territory of Vittoria. An artistic label with which Donnafugata wants to celebrate the love for the beautiful.
An icon of Italian excellence Mille e una Notte, with an intense ruby red color, presents a complex bouquet characterized by notes of red (cherry) and black (blackberry) fruits, fresh balsamic (eucalyptus), and spicy hints (black pepper) augmented by delicate nuances of vanilla. On the palate it is soft and enveloping, with great structure and tannins are mature and refined. It ends with a notable persistence. Food & wine: We suggest it with Slow-cooked rack of lamb, pappardelle with pork ragout, roasts, tournedos Rossini. Excellent at 18°C/64°F°
An aromatic Mediterranean white Lighea has a bright straw yellow color with greenish reflections. The nose offers a rich and fragrant bouquet where the typical notes of orange blossom merge with hints of citrus (cedar and bergamot) and exotic fruit (lychee). The fruity and floral notes return in the mouth accompanied by a marked freshness, with good persistence and a pleasant mineral finish. Food & wine: Recommended with all types of oily fish, baked pasta in white sauce, fried fish. Excellent at 9 - 11°C/48 - 52°F°
SurSur, brilliant straw yellow, offers a fresh bouquet with notes of white-fleshed fruit (peach and cantaloupe melon) combined with scents of wildflowers and mint. The fruity notes resurface on the palate with pleasant freshness and smoothness. Food & wine: It matches perfectly with gourmet panini, vegetarian dishes, seafood starters. Excellent at 9 - 11°C/48 - 51°F°
One of the most appreciated sweet Italian wines in the world Ben Ryé has a golden color with bright amber hues. The very intense bouquet ranges from fruity notes of apricot and candied orange peel, to hints of Mediterranean scrub. On the palate the fruity hints of aromatic herbs are combined with sweet nuances of honey. Intense and persistent, with an extraordinary balance between freshness and sweetness, Ben Ryè is a captivating Passito di Pantelleria, among most popular desserts wines in the world. Food & wine: It matches with caramelized duck, foie gras and blue cheeses. It goes well with pastries and gourmet chocolate like gianduja. Extraordinary alone, as a meditation wine. Excellent at 14°C/57°F°