Nero D'Avola • Nerello Cappuccio IGP Terre Siciliane
A wine rich of sensations, distinguished by refinement and expressive modernity. Putting it in a different league and express itself on the nose and on the palate: fruity, structured and lively with elegant and smooth tannins.
Wine Type: RED
Grapes: 50% Nerello Cappuccio, 50% Nero d’Avola
Bottles Produced in the vintage: 30.000
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) with renewable spurred cordon espalier
Yield/hectare: 10 tonnes
Harvest: last week of September and first of October
Fermentation: small steel and cement tanks at 18ºC with 4 daily pumping over
Malolactic fermentation: totalmente svoltatotally carried out
Ageing: 4 months in cement casks
Maceration: 5 days in total
Bottle Ageing: 3 months before release
a rich wine which goes well with both fish (tuna, swordfish and grilled ricciola) and meat (pork loins, T-bone steaks, spicy and smoked cold meats). Also perfect for Happy hours, with medium-aged cheese, vegetables roasted on the barbecue and sausage pizza.