Lumera

An unconventional rosè, the fruit of a targeted selection of red grapes

Lumera

brilliant pink, Lumera 2016 offers an ample and fragrant bouquet with fruity notes of wild strawberries and pomegranate combined with delicate flowery scents of violets. The palate is fresh and savory with good structure and pleasant persistence of fruity notes.

 

 

Grapes

  • Nero d’Avola
  • along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and other grapes

Denomination

Sicilia DOC

Production zone

Contessa Entellina Estate and Nearby Areas

Food & wine

Match with hot and cold seafood antipasti, raw seafood (especially crustaceans) and first courses based on vegetables. We also recommend it with fried fish, fresh cheeses and second courses of roasted fish.

Excellent at 10 - 12°C/50 - 53°F°

Vintage

2016

Yield per hectar

7.5 - 8.5 t (3.0 - 3.4 t/acres)

Vinification

Cold maceration in press for 12-24 hours at 10°C (50 °F) followed by fermentation in stainless steel, at a controlled temperature.

Affinamento

2 months in vats 3 months in bottle

Alcohol and analytical data

alcohol: 12.43%
total acidity: 5.9 g/l
pH: 3.25

Ageing potential

3-4 years

First vintage

2013

Method

Lumera

Lumera

An unconventional rosè, the fruit of a targeted selection of red grapes


brilliant pink, Lumera 2016 offers an ample and fragrant bouquet with fruity notes of wild strawberries and pomegranate combined with delicate flowery scents of violets. The palate is fresh and savory with good structure and pleasant persistence of fruity notes.

 

 

Food & wine

Match with hot and cold seafood antipasti, raw seafood (especially crustaceans) and first courses based on vegetables. We also recommend it with fried fish, fresh cheeses and second courses of roasted fish.

Excellent at 10 - 12°C/50 - 53°F°

Denomination

Sicilia DOC

Grapes

  • Nero d’Avola
  • along with Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah and other grapes

Production zone

Contessa Entellina Estate and Nearby Areas

Vintage

2016

Yield per hectar

7.5 - 8.5 t (3.0 - 3.4 t/acres)

Vinification

Cold maceration in press for 12-24 hours at 10°C (50 °F) followed by fermentation in stainless steel, at a controlled temperature.

Affinamento

2 months in vats 3 months in bottle

Alcohol and analytical data

alcohol: 12.43%
total acidity: 5.9 g/l
pH: 3.25

Ageing potential

3-4 years

First vintage

2013

Food & wine

Food & wine

Artistic label

Lumera is an evocative name, in full Donnafugata style. It’s the beloved woman, the sublime being who inspires joy and fullness of life. It’s the woman portrayed on the label, it’s the wine that bears her name. Lumera is the protagonist of a Sicilian poem that celebrates courtly love and experiments a form, the Dolce Stil Novo, which decidedly anticipates the Italian language. “Or come pote sì grande donna intrare / Per gli occhi mei, che sì piccioli son? / e nel mio core come pote stare […], ma voglio a lei Lumera asomigliare […]

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