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Nero – Nero d’Avola

IGT Terre Siciliane

Grape varieties: Nero d’Avola.

Vineyards : clayey soils at an altitude of about 400 m above sea level

Harvest : September

Fermentation : after destemming, the grapes are macerated and fermented at a controlled temperature for about 8-10 days. The malolactic fermentation takes place in steel; follows stabilization and filtration before bottling

Ageing : in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in bottle

Alcohol content : 12,5% vol.

Colour : dark ruby red

Nose : typically fruity, with touches of morello cherry

Palate : fruity aroma, warm and lingering

Food Pairings : baked pasta with meat sauce, roasts and stews, aged cheeses

Serving temperature : 16-18°C.