Aquilae Nero d’Avola
Nero D'Avola Sicilia DOC
A noble expression of Nero d’Avola of this territory, with amazing Harmony of its fruity notes and pleasant soft tannins.
Wine Type: Red
Grapes: Nero D'Avola
Area of Production: Agrigento, Palermo and Caltanissetta provinces
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 to mid October
Fermentation: in small steel and cement tanks at 26 ºC with 4 pump-overs daily
Malolactic fermentation: totally carried out
Ageing: 8 months in concrete tanks
Maceration: 6-8 days
Bottle Ageing: 3 months before release
excellent with rigatoni pasta with red tuna stew with mint, or a tasty oven-cooked fillet of baby black pork from the Nebrodi region of Sicily and pistachios from Bronte. Also outstanding with a rich goulash of wild boar or aged cheese from Ragusa.