nero d'avola cutò

Nero D’Avola


Grape variety: Nero D’Avola
Denomination: D.O.C. Sicilia
Alcohol: 13,50 %
Zone production: (western Sicily) Marsala, Trapani, Salemi and nearby areas
Territory: altitude from 150 to 300 m asl, mainly hilly orography with medium-textured soils with a good content of organic matter
Vineyard: vertical shoot positioning trellised vines, with Guyot pruning and 3500/4000 plant density per hectare with yields of 70/110 quintals
Vinification: maceration with the skins 16-18 days at 26° C. Racking storage and aging in concrete tanks

Tasting notes
Color: red ruby intense with violet hues  
Smell: persistent with notes of red fruit ( cherries and cherry)
Taste:  balanced, soft, well structured
Longevity: 48 months
Serving temperature: 12/14°C
Pairing: goes well with risotto, red meats, savory cheeses