Nero - Nero d'Avola
IGT Terre Siciliane
Grape varieties: Nero d’Avola, Nerello Mascalese
Vineyards : medium soils and limestone, situated on a hill at an altitude of about 450-500m above sea level
Harvest : end of September
Fermentation : after destemming, the grapes are macerated and fermented at a controlled temperature for about 10 days. The malolactic fermentation takes place in steel vats
Ageing : in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in bottle
Alcohol content : 12,5% vol.
Colour : ruby red with mauve hightlight
Nose : rich and complex, with touches of jam, raspberries and red cherries
Palate : elegant, developed, with a fruity finish
Food Pairings : wonderful with red meat and game roasts, meats and aged cheeses
Serving temperature : 16-18°C.