NERO D’AVOLA

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NERO D’AVOLA

 

It is a single variety red wine
made from Nero d’Avola grapes,
the prince of Sicilian indigenous vines,
vinified in purity.
Wine of great longevity,
character and at the same time
of great elegance.

TECHNICAL SHEET:

Denomination: DOC Sicilia

Grapes: Nero d’Avola 100%

Certification: Organic – IT BIO 006 D67W

Annual production: 3.000 bottles

Production area: South-eastern Sicily, Rosolini (SR) – Contrada Ritillini

Soils and climate: calcareous soils, at an altitude between 180 and 250 m above sea level, Mediterranean climate with significant day-night temperature ranges

Training system: VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning) with spurred cordon pruning

Planting density: 5.000 vines per hectare, with yealds of 60-70 q/ha

Harvesting: manual harvest in the last ten days of September

Vinification: fermentation in stainless steel, with long maceration on the skins at controlled temperature

Ageing: maturation in 25 hl oak barrel for 12 months and in bottle for 6 months

Alcohol content: 14,5% vol                                           

Total acidity: 7 g/l

Ph: 3,4

First vintage: 2010

Bottle size: 0,75 l

TASTING NOTES:

Appereance: intense ruby red colour with hints of purplish red

Nose: intense, characterized by notes of berries, blackberry jam and delicate hints of tobacco

Palate: intense, with great structure and persistence, with perfectly balanced tannins

Food pairing: Perfect with Mediterranean dishes, excellent with savory first courses, meat dishes, cold cuts and aged cheeses.