Color: Intense ruby red with hints of violet.
Bouquet: Complex and sweet with fruity hints of ripe cherries and wild berries; notes of coffee and chocolate.
Flavor: Rich and full-bodied with good structure and concise tannins that balance its depth and concentration; aftertaste of aged balsamic.
A true interpretation of the Sicilian pursuit of pleasure, Hedonis is made from carefully selected Nero d’Avola and Syrah grapes.
|Wine maker notes
|Grapes: 70% Nero d’Avola, 30% Syrah.
Nero d'Avola and Syrah are fermented separately at a controlled temperature of 78-82°F and then blended and aged in new French oak barriques for 16 months
|Balsamic glazed lamb chops, braised beef, and traditional Sicilian dishes, such as prosciutto stuffed arancini and moderately aged cheeses.
|Celebrated for its hot sunny climate, historic monuments and rich culinary tradition, Sicily has been producing rich flavored and full-bodied wines since Greek and Roman times. Well known for its warm Mediterranean climate, hot sun, intense sun-light, and fertile soil, Sicily has blossomed into one of the world’s most promising wine regions.
Arancio cultivates its own grapes in two large estates along the windy south coast of the island. A total of 1,700 acres of estate vineyards are planted in single varietal fields in order to offer 100% single varietal wines to the final consumer.
Arancio’s new state-of-the-art facilities are utilized to take full advantage of what this bountiful land has to offer. A new generation of talented and passionate Sicilian winemarkers and vineyard managers produce Arancio wines that are consistent representations of Sicilian and International varietals grown in the hot Sicilian climate. Arancio wines are well reviewed by all major international magazines, year after year.