PRODUCTION AREA: Sicilia
GRAPES: 100% Nero d’Avola
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 15,0% Vol.
The grapes bunches are picked by hand in small boxes to preserve the integrity of the grape skin. After that the grapes are transferred to the fruit storage area where remain for about 20/30 days for the slow drying and natural process of dehydration (APPASSIMENTO). After this period the grapes are destemmed, pressed and fermented at controlled temperature for about 15/20 days.
Colour: Intense red color with bright and complex purple hues.
Bouquet: Notes of freshly picked sweet red fruits, plum, maraschino cherry and vanilla.
Taste: Austere but at the same time it gives an intriguing fragrance ending.
Ideal with Spaghetti alla Norma, semi-mature cheeses, mixed grilled meats, baked lamb.
Service Temperature: 16/18°C