Organic Nero d’Avola D.O.C. Sicily

Nero d’Avola D.O.C. Sicily, Produced from the most important Sicilian red grape, it has a strong and complex personality, which generously expresses its origins by being a very enjoyable and well-balanced wine..

The young and thriving Nero d’Avola vineyards, planted in 2005 using a guyot/espalier training system, are lying on clay soils, rich in limestone and potassium.

Tasting notes:

  • Grape variety: 100% Nero D’Avola
  • Wine type: Red – D.O.C. Sicilia
  • Color: Dark ruby red with lively and bright hues.
  • On the nose: Is an aromatic and distinct wine, where fragrant and wholesome notes of blackberry, cherry, Mediterranean shrubs, nutmeg and chocolate vie with each other.
  • On the palate: Intense, lively and with character; soft yet pulsating and extremely pleasant to drink. Harmonious, silky and with enduring determination.
  • Pairings: divine with roasts, game and mature cheese
  • Suggested glass: medium slightly paunchy glass
  • Serving temperature: 16°C
  • Alcohol content: 13% vol.

Technical specifications:

  • Soil type: Hilly, clay and sandy
  • Altitude: 380 mt above sea level
  • Age of vines: 2005
  • Where produced: Contrada Costiere Contessa Entellina (PA)
    Vines/Hectare: 4.400
  • Yield/Hectare: 80 Tonnes
  • Harvesting: second week of september with manual harvest and grape selection
  • Alcoholic fermentation: 7 days in steel tanks at constant temperature (23-26°C)
  • Maceration: 12 days in a temperature-controlled environment
  • Aging: 8 months in steel tanks and 6 months at controlled temperature (18° C)

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