Donnafugata Chardonnay Blend Contessa Entellina Chiarandà 2003

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"Red Wine Italian Red by Donnafugata from Southern Italy, Italy. Bearing the family name of Angelica, played by the fascinating Claudia Cardinale in the film Il Gattopardo directed by Luchino Visconti, this wine impresses the taster with its solidity and gentility. The label refers to the cellars at Contessa... "

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Donnafugata:
Donnafugata grew out of the commitment of a family in Sicily that has always believed in the extraordinary enological potential of its land and has 150 years of experience in producing premium wines. Convinced that it is always necessary to be open to change in order to grow and improve, Giacomo Rallo and his wife, Gabriella, launched a new production project in 1983: Donnafugata. Their adventu... Read more
Donnafugata grew out of the commitment of a family in Sicily that has always believed in the extraordinary enological potential of its land and has 150 years of experience in producing premium wines. Convinced that it is always necessary to be open to change in order to grow and improve, Giacomo Rallo and his wife, Gabriella, launched a new production project in 1983: Donnafugata. Their adventure took wing from the family’s historic cellars in Marsala and the vineyards at Contessa Entellina in the heart of western Sicily and soared as far as the island of Pantelleria. Their children, José and Antonio, joined them and the house accelerated its march along the path of Extreme Quality: a project that focused on attention to detail, which clears the way for entrepreneurial decisions that ever more advanced objectives. As for the future, the young Gabriella and Ferdinando are already being “fully immersed” in the family’s activities Read less
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"Red Wine Italian Red by Donnafugata from Southern Italy, Italy. Bearing the family name of Angelica, played by the fascinating Claudia Cardinale in the film Il Gattopardo directed by Luchino Visconti, this wine impresses the taster with its solidity and gentility. The label refers to the cellars at Contessa... "

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35.000 produced.

Closure: Cork

Notes: After malolactic fermentation,the wine fines for 9 months in cement tanks and 3 months in bottle

Wine Specs:

Total Acidity: 5.4 grams per liter

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