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Sosta Tre Santi

Nero d’Avola

IGT Sicilia

Sosta Tre Santi Nero d’Avola is the ‘Cru’ of our vineyards in Contrada Bonincontro (Vittoria), created from a blend of the principal Sicilian grape variety with a small percentage of Syrah. The careful selection of the grapes in the vineyard and in the winery, the slow maceration and long refinement process makes for a red wine that is full-bodied and structured, with a rich and irrepressible aromatic hear

Grape varieties: Nero d’Avola 85% - Syrah 15%

Vineyards : sandy soil, situated at approximately 200-250 m above sea level; training system: espalier spurred cordon

Harvest : by hand into crates, in the end of September

Maceration : cold maceration for 24 hours

Fermentation : on the skins follows for 3 weeks at a controlled temperature of 22°C

Ageing : in French oak barriques for 12 months and in the bottle for 12 months

Alcohol content : 14% vol.

Colour : ruby red with purplish highlights

Nose : intense, spicy and fruity, bursting with notes of jam and marked balsamic overtones

Palate : velvety, full-bodied, displays an excellent balance and lingering finish

Food Pairings : roasted meats, game, cold cuts and aged cheeses

Serving temperature : 16-18°