nero d'avola il gattopardo

Nero D’Avola

Il Gattopardo

Grape variety: Nero D’Avola
Denomination: D.O.C. Sicilia
Alcohol: 13.0%
Zone production: (western Sicily) Trapani, Marsala, 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 Vinification: maceration with the skins 16-18 days at 26° C. Racking storage and aging in concrete tanks

Tasting notes
Color: intense red
Smell: balanced, persistent with notes of red fruit: morello cherry and cherry
Taste: soft, structured, with a velvety tannin
Longevity: 36 months in prosper storage conditions
Serving temperature: 12/14°C
Pairing: goes well with risotto, red meats, aged cheeses