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Centuno

Nero D'Avola Sicilia DOC

A Nero D’Avola with an intensive and long lasting flavor, modern and fascinating. An outstanding wine, harmonious and pleasant with the typical characteristics of this great Sicilian autochthonous varietal.

Production

Wine Type: RED
Grapes: 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: 20 years
Training System: predominantly vertical shoot positioning (VSP) with renewable spurred cordon espalier
Plants/hectare: 4000-5000
Yield/hectare: 8,5 tonnes
Harvest: mid September to mid October

Vinification

Fermentation: small steel and cement tanks at 26ºC with 4 daily pump overs
Malolactic fermentation: no
Ageing: 12 months in French oak casks
Maceration: 8-10 days
Bottle Ageing: 6 months before release

Food Pairing

excellent with pasta alla norma – with eggplant and tomato sauce –, beef filet with Sichuan black pepper; superb with a pecorino cheese tasting of different ageing.

Special Package

SPECIAL FORMATS

1,5 Lt
Technical sheet palmares