Sàgana
2011
2010

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, innovative and dynamic wines. The two brothers run the operations closely with their father, Francesco Cusumano, and craft the wines with expert winemaker Mario Ronco. The wines are all estate grown and the family owns and operates more than 1,000 acres of vineyards located in different areas around Sicily This sophisticated wine is made from 100% Nero d'Avola. These grapes are harvested by hand and only the best clusters are selected from the rich, white soil vineyards of San Giacomo. Enjoy this rich, plummy wine with pizza or red meat.

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Wine Notes
Color
Ruby red.
Aroma
Aromas of mulberries, wet earth, and blackberry notes.
Taste
Smooth rich flavors of dry plums and figs wake the palate as vanilla oak lingers throughout the finish. Full bodied with velvety tannins.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2011
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Nero d'Avola
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
15.00%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Hand picked. Cold pressing in contact with skins followed by static clarification. Fermented in 225 liter oak barrels for 6 months followed by fining in the bottle.
Length/Type of Aging: 
NA
Bottled Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Release Date:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Cases Produced: 
1,500
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, and innovative wines! The name Sàgana defines a hiding place in which the red wines were kept for long periods (like precious jewels). This sophisticated wine is made from 100% Nero d'Avola. These grapes are harvested by hand and only the best clusters are selected from the rich, white soil vineyards of San Giacomo. Enjoy this rich, plummy wine with pizza or red meat.

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Wine Notes
Color
Ruby red.
Aroma
Smoldering aromas of pepper, crushed elderberries and dark cocoa.
Taste
Smooth rich flavors of dry plums and figs wake the palate as vanilla oak lingers throughout the finish.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2010
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Nero d'Avola
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
14.00%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
These Nero d’Avola grapes are harvested by hand and only the best clusters are selected for vinification. De-stemmed and fermented at a temperature controlled 28˚-30˚C with skin contact for 10-15 days. Malolactic fermentation in small oak barrels. Aged in same oak barrels for 12 months.
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy