Nero d’Avola

Nero d’Avola

The grape variety that expresses the character of Sicily’s oenological tradition better than all the others. This wine, meticulously produced using the estate’s finest resources expresses, in absolute purity, the extraordinary elegance and ability of wine to improve over time. Label drawn by Versace.

Sensory tour

Suggested recipes

Buy the wine

Tasting notes:

Characterised by an intense ruby red colour typical of this grape variety. The nose offers delicate and persistent notes of red berry fruits such as blackcurrants, blueberries and cherries. Full, velvety and persistent, aiming for an elegant overall harmony.

Discover how to taste the wine  

Pairings:

Pairs well with red meat roasts, game, stews and aged full-flavoured cheeses.

Discover how to pair the wine

Wine description

Grapes:

Nero d’Avola

Classification:

IGT Terre Siciliane

Vinification:

In steel

Refinement:

in 50% new and 50% second-use barriques

Duration of refinement before bottling:

10 months

Refinement in the bottle:

8 months

Vineyard altitude:

100 mt asl

Soil type:

Loose

Training system:

Spurred cordon

Planting density:

6000

Grape yield per hectare:

60 quintals

Harvesting period:

Last week of September

Fermentation tanks material:

Steel at a controlled temperature

Malolactic fermentation:

Yes

 

Awards and Rating

91/100

3 bicchieri

90/100

90/100

92/100

Vintages