First harvest August 30, thinning of July 30. Second harvest Sep- tember 4. Thinning of July 30.Third harvest Sep- tember 8. Thinning of July 30.
Blend in the tanks at the end of November. Fermentation in cement tanks. Malolactic fer- mentation. Refining in steel and big barrel. Alcohol/vol 14.23%, acidity 5.50 and ph 3.30. Color deep red, almost impenetrable. Scent of cherry chocolate.Taste of curry, cinnamon and nutmeg.Evolving sensations in the glass, not to be rushed. A serious wine, but with a smile. The vineyard well showed on the label. To drink for the next 20 years, because after I don’t know I will still be able to.

First harvest August 30, thinning of July 30. Second harvest Sep- tember 4. Thinning of July 30.Third harvest Sep- tember 8. Thinning of July 30.
Blend in the tanks at the end of November. Fermentation in cement tanks. Malolactic fer- mentation. Refining in steel and big barrel. Alcohol/vol 14.23%, acidity 5.50 and ph 3.30. Color deep red, almost impenetrable. Scent of cherry chocolate.Taste of curry, cinnamon and nutmeg.Evolving sensations in the glass, not to be rushed. A serious wine, but with a smile. The vineyard well showed on the label. To drink for the next 20 years, because after I don’t know I will still be able to.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND NOTES

Physical characteristic and notes

Color: purple-red.
Bouquet: intense, fruity and distinct.
Taste: full, round. Soft and well presented tannins.

Recommended temperature:

18°C

Serving suggestions:

Roast meat and cheese.

Technical data

Varietal:  Cabernet Sauvignon 100%
Origin: Contrada Virzì, Monreale, Palermo

Foglio di Mappa 142
Exposure: North-West
Altitude: 300m above sea level
Soil: Sandy-clay
Training system: Simple Guyot espalier
Density: 5.000 plants per hectare
Year of planting: 1990
Harvest: metà’ Settembre
Yield:  40 hl/hectare

Vinification and ageing: Spontaneous fermentation on a pied de cuve of our grapes, without sulfur dioxide, in cement vats. Up to 20 days of temperature controlled maceration.

Ageing: 1 year in barrel and 18 months in bottles.

Capacity: 75 cl. – 150 cl.

PRIZES
  • Emozioni del mondo Merlot e Cabernet insieme 2017 – Medaglia d’Oro – Schietto Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 – Medaglia d’Oro
  • Emozioni dal mondo Merlot e Cabernet insieme 2015 – Schietto Cabernet Sauvignon 2010 – Medaglia d’Oro
  • CWSA – China Wine & Spirits Awards 2015 – Schietto Cabernet 2010 – Double Gold Medal
  • Wine Enthusiast 03-2013 – Schietto Cabernet 2008 – 90 Points
  • Wine Master Challenge 2012 Portogallo – Schietto Cabernet 2008 – Medaglia d’Argento
  • Emozioni del mondo Merlot e Cabernet insieme 2010 – Schietto Cabernet 2006 – Medaglia d’Oro
  • Concours Mondial de Bruxelles 2010 – Schietto Cabernet Sauv. 2006 – Argento
  • Japan Wine Challenge 2009 – Schietto Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 – Bronze
  • Mundus Vini 2009 – Schietto Cabernet 2005 – Silver
  • Decanter 2008 – Schietto Cabernet S. 2005 – Bronze
  • Japan Wine Challenge 2008 – Schietto Cabernet Sauvignon 2004 – Seal of Approval
  • AWC Vienna 2007 – Schietto Cabernet 2005 – Silver Medal
  • Mundus Vini 2007 – Schietto Cabernet 2005 – Qualitats-Siegel Sehr Gut
  • International Wine and Spirit Competition 2007 – Schietto Cabernet 2004 – Bronze
  • Los Angeles Int. Wine & Spirits 2007 – Schietto Cabernet 2004 – Medal Bronze
  • Annuario dei migliori vini d’Italia – Luca Maroni – Schietto Cabernet 2004 – 86 Punti
  • Korea Wine Challenge 2005 – Schietto Cabernet 2002 – Gold Metal
  • Japan Wine Challenge 2005 – Schietto Cabernet 2002 – Gold
  • Decanter 2005 – Schietto Cabernet 2002 – Highly Racommend
  • Mundus Vini 2004 – Schietto Cabernet 2002 – Gold
  • jamessuckling.com – Cabernet Sauvignon Schietto 2010 – 89 pts