Vinitaly, Sicily and Don Tomasi

There have been intense and successful days at Vinitaly for the Casa Vitivinicola Don Tomasi. Our commitment has been rewarded and after having already crossed the ocean, our wines Don Tomasi are consolidating into the challenging American market.

Great satisfaction for us comes from Japan, Northern Europe and Italy, while we can foresee a possible entrance into the Russian market.

For our company it is all about finding high level market niches, producing not millions of bottles but hundreds of thousands with the satisfaction of offering outstanding high quality wines.

You can purchase our wines on the website Cannoli.online

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Don Tomasi Cabernet Sauvignon-Nero d’Avola 2005, monumental pulp and velvety and balsamic spices!

3 cabernet base 291px_LCCabernet Sauvignon-Nero d’Avola Don Tomasi, blend of 70% Cabernet and 30% Nero d’Avola, is the top of our wine production.

It born from selected grapes, stays 12 months in barrique and become refined along years in bottle.

Available years are 2004 of which are left a few of precious bottles for sale in Italy and Europe and 2005 year available in Italy only.

Monument of pulp and balsamic spices, the Cabernet Sauvignon-Nero d’Avola Don Tomasi smells of fresh scents like oregano, rosemary and a gentle vanilla. Into the mouth it is enveloping, full-bodied and harmonic. Fine tannins are perfectly polymerized.

Perfect with meat courses and well-matured cheese, it has to be served at 18° c. after decanting.

Cabernet Sauvignon-Nero d’Avola Don Tomasi, a magnificent, unique and important wine, available in stylish wooden box for 3 or 6 bottles for 2005 year and wonderful litographed cardboard for 2004 year.

What do you think? Give us your advice or tell us about your experience.

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Here it is, the Jatò Grillo-Chardonnay 2011!

6_JatòB_LCToday, it is an exciting day here at Don Tomasi: The Jatò Grillo-Chardonnay 2011 is ready.

Immediately, your nose will perceive its wonderful fragrance: standing- out exotic fruits scent mixed with a strong dose of vanilla, which is a typical characteristic of both Grillo and Chardonnay. An absolutely exciting and sensorial wine.

On your palate, its tastiness and minerality are the masters!

Pleasant and easy to drink, the Jatò Grillo-Chardonnay 2011, even more today, establish itself as an elegant wine appropriate for the best palates.

It is available online in a very stylish 6- bottle wooden box.

What do you think? Give us your advice or tell us about your experience.

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Online the sicilian handmade cheeses!

Caciocavallo_box_LCFor many years, during the long days spent in the countryside or down in the wine cellar, it has always been a joy and a praxis for me to stay at the “Masseria dello Jato” in San Cipirello, province of Palermo, to have a wonderful bellyful of cheeses produced directly at the place.

Authentic handmade delicacies, fresh cheeses made the same day of the order, spiced with hot pepper, olives, walnuts or pistachios. Lemon “Caciotte” and mature cheeses such as pecorino or caciocavallo, delicacies that sometimes jeopardize your figure but in front of which no one can resist!

I always thought how it should be good to bring these flavors out of Sicily and also out of Italy. Today through online selling the dream becomes truth and by carrier the Masseria of Jatò cheeses are posted bringing the best flavors of sicilian tradition all around the world.

I have always thought about how it would be wonderful to bring these marvelous tastes outside Sicily and also outside Italy. Nowadays, with the possibility of online shopping, this dream becomes true thanks to the courier through which the cheeses of the “Masseria dello Jatò” arrive on destination, taking all around the world the best tastes of Sicilian tradition.

I should confess that following the UPS expedition step by step, to Milan, Bari, Verona, London…is really exciting! This would never have been possible with the traditional distribution channels, which are not able to deliver the cheeses from “Masseria dello Jatò” in a short period of time.

Now, they’re just a click away on Cannoli.online, they will be prepared after the online order. Fresh cheeses will be ready 3 days after the online order, while mature cheeses will be sent to destination immediately the day after. They will be vacuumed packed, and then sent inside a really useful polystyrene packaging or inside an elegant wooden box together with the oregano, honey and handmade pasta.

What do you think? Give us your advice or tell us about your experience.

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Assolivo Extra Virgin Olive Oil

assolivo_0,5_LCAn enchanted land is the birthplace of a fine Italian product: Assolivo Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Color, taste and fragrance are the key features of this olive oil, which is considered by experts to be “strong”.

A medium-fruity taste with all the typical characteristics from the cultivars of Nocellara del Belice .

Thanks to natural and traditional techniques, we are spreading the scents, colors and fragrances of Sicily around the world. With low acidity, extremely low peroxides and an intense green color, Assolivo olive oil exalts the flavors of your raw and cooked foods.

Assolivo Oil is available at Cannoli.online in 0,5lt and 1lt bottles, but also on a 5lt value pack. It will be sent to you immediately the day after your online order.

What do you think? Give us your advice or tell us about your experience.

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Sheep’s Milk Ricotta Cheese is Online!

Ricotta_2_LCJust a click away on Cannoli.online, a very special delicacy: Ricotta cheese made from sheep and cows milk.

The small cheese factory of Natale Palazzolo (San Cipirello, near Palermo) produces ricotta cheese on a daily basis using the milk from their sheep and cows.

It is a product literally unobtainable through the conventional sales channel: A genuine and delicious cheese just as good as a small artisanal business can make it.

Ricotta Cheese is made according to the traditional ancient method: Milk drawn by hand and worked right after, without maturing inside the refrigerator.

It will be prepared the days after the online order, and then immediately sent with UPS (Italy and Europe).

What do you think? Give us your advice or tell us about your experience

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Three red wines Online!

3 rossi _rosso_291_LCThree Wonderful Red Wines are available on CannoliClick.com, inside a splendid solid wooden box.

To begin, we suggest our “Don Tomasi Rosso IGP Sicilia 2010”, a blend of Syrah and Nero d’Avola with a slight passage inside the barrel. It is perfect to pair it with white meat and non-mature cheeses.

Then we suggest a “Don Tomasi Jatò Rosso IGT SIcilia 2009”, a blend 60% Syrah and 40% Nero d’Avola with a maturing of 8 months inside the barrel and 6 months inside steel tanks. A standing out taste of red fruits, balsamic herbs and with a slight hint of wood. Tannins are fine to palate and well incorporated.

Lastly, at the top of the range, our “Cabernet Sauvignon” – Nero d’Avola Don Tomasi IGT Sicilia 2005”, refined 12 months inside the barrel, 6 months inside steel tanks, and then it matures inside the bottle for years. Sensations of oregano, rosemary and a slight non-preponderant vanilla taste. It is a full-bodied wine with perfectly polymerized tannins.

The packaging containing our Three Wonderful Red Wines will be sent to your address immediately the day after the online order.

It is advisable to serve them after decanting, at a temperature of 18°.

What do you think? Give us your advice or tell us about your experience.

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