Nero D’Avola

DOC Sicilia
Denominazione di Origine Controllata
VINO BIOLOGICO


Grapes: Nero d’Avola 100%
Denomination: DOC Sicilia
Production area: Sicily
Alcohol content: 13%

ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES:

Colour: deep ruby-red, with pleasant reflections of violet.
Fragrance:intense and covered, notes of pomegranate and wild strawberries.
Taste: soft and velvety, with smooth and sweet tannins.
Serving temperature: 16°-18° C
Serving suggestions: red meats and aged cheeses.

VINEYARDS
Prince of the enological re-birth of Sicily, the Nero d’Avola is a very important native varietal. Initially found in Siracusa, it is now found in all the wine-making areas of the island. It prefers clay-like terrain and is very sensitive to excessive dryness and too much exposure to sunlight. The type of farming is “Espallier”.

VINIFICATION
The grapes are harvested by hand first decade of September, and are vinified in purity in small stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 15°C.