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2015 FEUDO MACCARI Saia

FEUDO MACCARI Saia 2015

44.20* CAD

$44.20* * Suggested retail price

  • 23 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 54320
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Speculative
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Italy
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Indicazione geographica tipica (IGT)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Sicily
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Sicilia
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Nero d'Avola 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    Dr. Antonio Moretti has made a major impact on the Italian wine scene with his projects Tenuta Sette Ponti near Arezzo, Poderi Orma in Bolgheri, and Feudo Maccari in Sicily. All the estates have received repeated recognition from the International Wine Press for producing outstanding terrior driven wines. Having won international acclaim for his highly sought-after Super-Tuscans Crognolo and Oreno, Dr. Antonio Moretti and his daughter Monica purchased a number of small properties in Sicily near...

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  • Tasting notes

    Saia, its name taken from the Arab word for the irrigation canals built centuries ago to collect rainwater, is made with 100 percent Nero d’Avola, an extraordinary grape capable of producing intense, full bodied wines. The alberello method of cultivation and the aging in French oak make it a wine that stands alone in its category. Fruity aromas with notes of mature fruit and spice.

  • Winemaking notes

    The wine went through 20 days of maceration with regular punch downs and top offs. It was aged for 10-14 months in french barriques and then bottle aged for another 6 months.

Press reviews

  • - 94 Points -

    October 2017

    Beautiful aromas of tile, spice, fresh Mediterranean herbs and oyster shell. Full body, firm and silky tannins and a polished and caressing finish. Lovely length and texture. One of the best ever from here. 

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  • - 91 Points -

    - Year's Best Southern Italy -

    June 2018

    Fruit ulle from bush-trained vines growing in the volcanic soils of Sicily's torrid southeastern corner form the basis of this rich nero d'Avola. A year in French oak barriques imparted subtle spice and velvety tannins, but it's the wine's taut acidity that drives the flavours of black raspberry and licorice.

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