Aquilae Bio Nero D’Avola
Nero D'Avola Sicilia DOC
A natural and genuine wine expressing the genuine essence, the grandeur and the harmony of this great Sicilian autochthonous varietal.
Wine Type: Red
Grapes: Nero D'Avola
Area of Production: Agrigento area, south west Sicily
Soil Type: sandy-silt soils, of medium consistency with an alkaline reaction due to the presence of limestone
Altitude of vineyards: from 200 m to 600 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 15 years
Training System: predominantly vertical shoot positioning (VSP)
Yield/hectare: 9 tonnes
Harvest: mid September
Fermentation: traditional in red
Malolactic fermentation: totally carried out
Ageing: 4 months in reinforced concrete tanks
Maceration: 6/8 days in vintner at 26ºC with 4 daily repassings of must over the grape dregs
Bottle Ageing: 2 months
perfect with red roasted meat-dishes and medium aged cheeses.