Donnafugata Chardonnay Blend Contessa Entellina Chiarandà 2006

Winemaker's Notes:

Named Europe's Best Value by the Wine Spectator. The ruby-red color is rounded out by lively garnet reflections. The impact on the nose is intense with sensations of tobacco spices and mineral notes. In the mouth the wine is balanced with fruity flavors mainly blackberries and cherries. Persistent finish.

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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

External Reviews for Donnafugata Chardonnay Blend Contessa Entellina Chiarandà

External Review
Source: Melange Wines
10/06/2009

Named Europe's Best Value by the Wine Spectator. The ruby-red color is rounded out by lively garnet reflections. The impact on the nose is intense with sensations of tobacco spices and mineral notes. In the mouth the wine is balanced with fruity flavors mainly blackberries and cherries. Persistent finish.


External Review
Source: Shop Wine Direct
01/17/2009

Wine Tasting NotesThe ruby-red color is rounded out by lively garnet reflections. The impact on the nose is intense with sensations of tobacco, spices and mineral notes. In the mouth, the wine is balanced with fruity flavors, mainly blackberries and cherries. Persistent finish.



Named Europe's Best Value by the Wine Spectator. The ruby-red color is rounded out by lively garnet reflections. The impact on the nose is intense with sensations of tobacco spices and mineral notes. In the mouth the wine is balanced with fruity flavors mainly blackberries and cherries. Persistent finish.

30.000 produced.

Closure: Cork

Notes: Partially in french oak barriques and tonneaux for 6 months on its noble lees ,partially in small cement vats; finally in bottle for about 24 months

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 13.15% pH: 3.30
Total Acidity: 6.1 grams per liter

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