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Dec. 24, 2007 Leone D'Almerita 2006

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Tasca d'Almerita



In the region of Sicily

Owned by Count Lucio Tasca



First vintage bottled in 1967

900 acres produce 2,500,000 bottles annually

No wine purchased

10-30% grapes purchased

Winemaker: Giuseppe Tasca and Laura Orsi Consultant: Carlo Ferrini

Leone d'Almerita IGT Sicilia



Intense straw yellow in color with green hues, Leone offers a lovely, aromatic bouquet of pink grapefruit, apple, white peach, banana and pineapple. Fruity with balanced acidity, Leone is best enjoyed well chilled with antipasti, fried calamari, spaghetti with clams, roasted white meats, and vegetables. Also pairs nicely with Thai cuisine.



Made from 85% Catarratto and 15% Chardonnay

First vintage bottled in 1998, 260,000 bottles produced annually.



Production area: Various estate vineyards, located 1,475 -2,300 ft. above sea level, with varied exposure and a calcareous clay soil composition



Vineyard characteristics: 74 acres planted in 1979-1984 with a density of 1,620 vines per acre. The vines are planted in the Guyot and spur pruned cordon method and yield 2 tons per acre.



The harvest was carried out in September/October

Vinification & Aging



Type of Press: Pneumatic

Method of extraction:

Length of Maceration: days

Fermented in stainless steel tanks on lees at a temperature of 63 degrees

Malolactic fermentation is not carried out



Aging Container:

Type: Oak barrels

The wine is aged 4-5 months followed by an additional minimal in bottle prior to release from the winery.

Analytical Data



Total Acidity: 4.7 gram(s) per liter

pH: 3.54

Dry Extract: 20.50 gram(s) per liter

Alcohol Content: 12.5 % alc. by volume

Residual Sugars: 6.0 gram(s) per liter

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Dec. 21, 2007 Prosecco di Conegliano

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A pleasant wine with taosty aromas of light peach, grapefruit and orange blossom. Similar on the palette but also nuanced with melon, quince, cream and a heavy chalky minerality. The finish is very bitter almond, almost too much so. Nice, but not a cocktail wine. Try to eat something with it to balance the almond finish.


This is a wonderful sparkling Italian wine. I try to keep a few bottles on hand just for a light and refreshing drink with friends and family. An unbelievable price. This is a bit sweeter than most sparkling wines but not too sweet. Slight lemony flavor. A perfect summer porch drink.

  x $139.99
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Total wines logged: 47

Varieties: 25

Number of wines in cellar: 29 (31 bottles)

Number of Notes: 20

Number of Comments: 7

Average rating: 3

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