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Galatena

Galatena is a rare Italian red grape variety. It is not present in any ampelographic source and further studies would be needed to ascertain any kinship with other Italian varieties

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Fresh Galatena grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Galatena is grown and produced by a single producer, Salvatore Geraci, in the Faro area in the province of Messina, Sicily. It is included as a minor component in the DOC Faro composed mainly of Nerello Mascalese and in the IGT Rosso del Soprano.

Foods to pair with Galatena:

Salad
Fish
Asian food
Light meat
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Palari Rosso del Soprano

Palari

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Palari Rosso del Soprano is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the excellence of Sicilian winemaking. Produced in the Soprano appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in a unique vineyard with exceptional features. The vineyard benefits from a combination of volcanic soil, ample sunlight, and cooling sea breezes, resulting in grapes with intense flavors and vibrant acidity. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, including hand-harvesting and careful selection of the finest grapes. The resulting wine is a true expression of the terroir, with a rich and complex character, balanced tannins, and a long, elegant finish. Palari Rosso del Soprano is a must-try for wine enthusiasts seeking a distinctive and memorable Sicilian wine experience.
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Food Pairing:
pasta
roast beef
roasted vegetables
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