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.