La Fuga 2020 Sicilian Doc White Wine Donnafugata
The Chardonnay from the night harvest.
A brilliant straw yellow, that offers a fragrant bouquet with notes of tropical fruit (pineapple) and white peach, combined with floral scents. In the mouth it amazes with its intense sapidity combined with a pleasant vein of acidity.
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La Fuga 2020 Sicilian Doc White Wine Donnafugata - 2020
Brilliant straw yellow, La Fuga 2019 offers a fragrant bouquet with notes of tropical fruit (pineapple) and white peach, combined with floral scents. In the mouth it amazes with its intense sapidity combined with a pleasant vein of acidity.
DENOMINATION: Contessa Entellina Doc Chardonnay Sicilia
PRODUCTION ZONE: outh-western Sicily, Contessa Entellina Estate. Sicilia Doc White
TERRAINS: altitude from 200 to 600 m a.m.s.l. (656- 1,312 ft); hilly orography; clay loam soils with a sub-alkaline reaction (pH 7.5 to 7.9) rich in nutritive elements (potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc) and total limestone from 20 to 35%.
VINEYARD: VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning) training with spurred cordon pruning, leaving 6 to 10 buds per plant. Density 4,500 - 6,000 plants/hectare (1,822-2,429 an acre), with yields of 7 - 8 tons/ha (3.0 - 3.2 tons/acres).
VINTAGE:At Contessa Entellina in the year 2017, 555 mm of rain was recorded, a figure that is slightly below the average (661 mm) of this territory. Since rainfall was mainly concentrated in autumn and winter, during the summer months of June and July, we intervened with emergency irrigation. Thus the vineyards were able to complete the vegetation-production cycle in a regular manner. Regarding temperatures, between July and August, values were higher than seasonal averages and this resulted in the ripening of all the varieties cultivated in the area 1-2 weeks earlier than usual. Despite the peak temperatures, in this period of the summer, good temperature ranges between day and night have given healthy grapes with an excellent aromatic and phenolic maturation. Furthermore, there was a quantitative decrease of about 15% compared to the company average. The quality of the vintage is very positive: thanks to a careful management of agronomic practices and vinifications, the harvest’s results are whites of extraordinary finesse and aromatic intensity; the ideal phenolic ripeness instead has given reds of great elegance.
HARVESTING: The night harvesting of the Chardonnay was concluded on August 10th and has given rise to a fragrant perfumed expression of La Fuga.
VINIFICATION: Fermentation: in stainless steel, at a temperature of 14-16°C (57-61° F). Ageing in tanks, on its noblenlees, for five months and at least three months in bottle before being released to the market.
ANALYSIS DATA: alcohol 13.20% ABV, total acidity 5.8 g/l, pH 3.28.
TASTING NOTES (21/06/2020): of brilliant straw yellow colour, La Fuga 2019 offers a fragrant bouquet with notes of tropical fruit (mango) and citrus notes (cedar). In the mouth it is savory and fresh thanks to a pleasant acidic vein.
LONGEVITY: to be enjoyed within 4-5 years.
FIRST VINTAGE: this wine debuted along with the Contessa Entellina DOC in 1994.
FOOD & WINE: a perfect wine for an entire meal, it matches well with Risottos, herbed chicken, savoury pies. Serve it in tulip-shaped goblets of medium size; uncork at time of serving; excellent at 10-12°C (50-54° F).
WHEN YOU DESIRE TO: To get everyone to agree with originality. An intriguing and reliable solution. To gratify yourself
with style. To enjoy a relaxing moment.
DIALOGUE WITH ART:Gabriella Anca Rallo (founder of Donnafugata, with her husband Giacomo) thought of "fleeing" and beginning a new life, passing from the arts to the land. Gabriella is a woman with the wind in her hair who is never at rest. Gabriella invented La Fuga, a label that not only suggests movement but also sunshine and the land.
Please note: Upon shipment of wine and spirits are carried ONLY in Italy.
- Provincia di produzione
- Zona di produzione:
- Tipo di vino:
- Vino Bianco
- Contessa Entellina DOC
- Grado alcolico %
- 13 % vol.
- 75 cl.
Guido C. published the 02/12/2021 following an order made on 24/11/2021
non ancora provato ma arrivato perfetto
Massimo P. published the 27/10/2021 following an order made on 19/10/2021
Ho acquistato diversi prodotti l'anno scorso, se mi trovo qui a scrivere significa che sono stato pienamente soddisfatto sia nella consegna ma anche nella gola.
Ines R. published the 14/04/2021 following an order made on 05/04/2021
Ho voluto provare questo vino. Buono...ovviamente per i mie gusti
Paola F. published the 04/12/2020 following an order made on 25/11/2020
Fabrizio P. published the 02/12/2020 following an order made on 04/11/2020
Giuseppe R. published the 24/10/2020 following an order made on 25/09/2020
Tra i migliori siciliani
Piero P. published the 06/09/2020 following an order made on 26/08/2020
Anonymous A. published the 13/05/2020 following an order made on 05/05/2020
Conoscevo già questo vino e per questo l'ho preso una seconda volta