Red Wine Italy
Mazzei Zisola Noto Rosso from Sicily
What Makes This Wine Popular?
This Mazzei Zisola Noto Rosso from Sicily is a crowd-pleaser! It's a full-bodied red wine with intense aromas of blackberry, cherry, and plum that tantalize the senses. Its smooth, velvety texture and medium tannins are balanced perfectly with a long finish that lingers on the palate. This wine is beloved for its complex flavors and inviting personality - perfect for any occasion!
A Little Trivia
The Mazzei family has been producing wines for over 600 years, making them one of the oldest winemaking families in Europe. As part of their commitment to sustainability, they have embraced ancient winemaking techniques and use horses instead of tractors to cultivate their vineyards!
History of This Wine
The Mazzei Zisola Noto Rosso is a blend of Nero d'Avola and Frappato grapes, grown in the Noto Valley in Sicily. The winery has been producing wines since the 15th century, when it was founded by the Mazzei family. The current winemaking team has been making this particular wine since 1999, and it has become one of their most popular offerings.
Notable vintage years include 2012, which was awarded a Gold Medal at the International Wine Challenge; 2013, which won a Silver Medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards; and 2014, which won a Bronze Medal at the Mundus Vini International Wine Awards.
In addition to these awards, Mazzei Zisola Noto Rosso has also been featured in several prestigious publications such as Wine Spectator and Decanter Magazine. It is also served in some of Italy's finest restaurants and bars.
What To Serve With This Wine?
Mazzei Zisola Noto Rosso from Sicily is a full-bodied red wine with intense aromas of dark fruits, spices and tobacco. It pairs beautifully with hearty dishes such as roasted meats, game, mushrooms, truffle dishes and aged cheeses. It also goes well with tomato-based sauces, grilled vegetables, and eggplant parmigiana.