Nero d’Avola 100%
Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy)
medium texture soil rich of stone and pebbles with a good mineral endowment
100/150 meters a.s.l.
spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha)
insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers
from the end of September to the first week of October, depending each year on the tipening of the grapes
soft pressing and destemming from 25 up to 30 days of maceration, depending on the vintage. Extraction through traditional pumpings at a temperature of 26°/28°C
18 months in large oak barrels followed by ageing in bottle for 6 months
Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues
excellent with roasted meat and medium-aged cheese
Red wines, Vini rossi
|91 points||James Suckling |
|93 points||Doctor Wine |
Smooth and well-balanced single vineyard Nero d’Avola with intense scents of ripe red fruit, graphite, rue and violet.