Since the 2009 vintage, Sherazade has been made solely from Nero d'Avola grapes. It has a bouquet of fragrant strawberries and raspberries enlivened by hints of black pepper.Brilliant ruby red with purple hues, Sherazade has a bouquet of fragrant red plum and cherry with light spicy scents. The palate is soft and enveloping with smooth tannins and a spicy fruit profile that reflect the nose.
Donnafugata means 'fleeing woman' and is a reference to Queen Maria Carolina, who escaped the court of Naples in the early 19th century with her husband, Ferdinand IV of Bourbon, when Napoleon's troops arrived. The couple took refuge in Sicily at the Santa Margherita Belice palace.