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Tenute Nicosia - Fondo Filara

This large selection of organic wines, made from the principal Sicilian grape varieties grown on Etna and in the Vittoria area, represent the highest expression of Cantine Nicosia’s production philosophy: the utmost respect for the raw materials and great Sicilian winemaking history, the development of precious native grape varieties and the lands most suitable for their cultivation, the sustainable production carried out both in the vineyards and the cellar.

Fondo Filara

Organic Nero d’Avola

DOC Sicilia

Made from selected Nero D’Avola grapes, this wine has an intense colour with a rich aroma featuring hints of cherry and sweet spices. Typical ripe red fruit notes are also perceived on the palate, supported by a well-structured and lingering taste.

Grape varieties: Nero d’Avola

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

Raccolta: by hand into crates, in September

Maceration: for approximately 10-15 days

Fermentation: controlled temperature (24-26°C)

Ageing: mainly in stainless steel vats, 5-6 months in barrique and at least 4 months in the bottle

Alcohol content: 13,5% vol.

Colour: intense ruby red

Nose: a rich and intense bouquet with pleasant hints of cherry and sweet spices

Palate: pleasantly fruity, warm and full-bodied with sweet tannins

Food Pairings: baked pasta dishes with meat sauce, meat couscous, roasted game and aged cheeses

Serving temperature: 16-18°

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AWARDS & GUIDES

  • Wine competitions

    Mundus Vini 2021

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola Biologico ’19

    Silver medal

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    The Wine Advocate Robert Parker Ranking 2019

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola Biologico ’18

    86 points

  • Guides

    Berebene Low Cost 2019 - Guida ai Vini dal migliore rapporto Qualità/Prezzo del Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola Biologico ’17

    Oscar Berebene Qualità-Prezzo

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    James Suckling Ranking 2018

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola Biologico ’16

    87 points

  • Guides

    Vinibuoni d’Italia 2013 - Touring Club

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola '10

    Vini da non perdere

  • Guides

    Annuario dei Migliori Vini Italiani 2013 - Luca Maroni

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola '10

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2012 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’09

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Guida Vini di Sicilia 2012 - Giornale di Sicilia

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’09

    Selected wine

  • Wine competitions

    IWSC - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2012

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola '10

    Silver medal

  • Wine competitions

    Mundus Vini 2012

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola '10

    Silver medal

  • Guides

    Vini d’Italia 2011 - Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’08

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Berebene Low Cost 2011 - Guida ai Vini dal migliore rapporto Qualità/Prezzo del Gambero Rosso

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’08

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Vinibuoni d’Italia 2011 - Touring Club

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’08

    Selected wine

  • Wine competitions

    Mundus Vini 2010

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’08

    Golden medal

  • Wine competitions

    AWC Vienna International Wine Challenge 2010

    Fondo Filara Nero d’Avola ’08

    Golden medal