Nero Avola

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Alcohol 12,5-13,5% vol.  

Vine Nero d’Avola 100%

Production Area Mazara del Vallo hills

Yield per hectare 7000 litres

Grape Harvest second 10 day period in September

Nero d’Avola

IGT

Nero Avola a wine that expresses Sicily. The introduction of the vite in Sicily is due to the Phoenicians, even if the Greeks started in a decisive way the cultivation of vines, followed by the Romans. Nero Avola can be defined as the prince of the Sicilian grape varieties, and one of the great Italian red wines, characterized by the structure, powerful character, intense, harmonious, warm, suitable for aging in fine woods. When tasting Nero Avola has an intense ruby ​​red color, brilliant, vibrant, with purple hues, whether young or garnet after aging. The aroma is complex with notes of violets and spices (liquorice and cloves), dried plum, cherry, blackberry, blackcurrant, raspberry and chocolate, leather and tobacco. Nero Avola is ideal with appetizers and first courses, roasts and stews of meat, seasoned cheese.

Characteristics

intense ruby red. Ethereal and composite on the palate, with clear notes of small mature forest fruits and sweet spices. Great extractive consistency in its taste, balanced with a persistent aftertaste

Vinification

After macerating on the skins and alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature of 25-30°C, which can last up to 15 days, the wine is then aged for 4-6 months in stainless steel vats and for a further 2 months in the bottle

Gastronomic accompaniments

starters and elaborate first courses, roasts and meat stews, mature cheeses

Serve at

16-18°C

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