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Nero D’Avola Sicilia DOC

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Nero D’Avola Sicilia DOC

NeroOro Nero D’Avola Appassimento shows a very intense bouquet of fruits such as cherries, damsons and black currant.
On the palate this special blend is powerful, yet approachable, giving you a great depth fruity flavor.
Match with rich pasta dishes with meat based sauces and red meat main dishes.

Grapes: 100% Nero d'Avola
Vineyard area: we select grapes from two specific areas of Sicily renowned for producing some of the best Nero D’Avola on the island – Belice and Agrigento are on the western coast.

Harvest: in mid-September, we make a selection of the best Nero d’Avola grapes, which are picked by hand.
We dry our grapes using two distinct methods depending on the area the grapes come from. Both methods have been used in Sicily for centuries.
On the vine: Grapes are left on the vine for longer than usual, giving the most gentle and natural Appassimento process through dehydration on the vines.
On racks: Grapes are left to dry on racks for 15 days. The grapes are dried until they have lost 10-15% of their original weight.

Vinification: we use the softest possible vinification process with everything being done extremely gently.
De-stemming is followed a particularly soft pressing. We use very frequent pumping over in the early part of fermentation. Immediate malolactic fermentation takes place.

Awards

YearIssued byCountryAward TitleVintageAwarded
2019CHINA Wine & Spirits Awards “Best Value” 2019CHINANERO ORO NERO D'AVOLA APPASSIMENTO SICILIA DOC 2017GOLD MEDAL
2018Hong Kong International Wine & Spirit CompetitionHONG NERO ORO NERO D'AVOLA APPASSIMENTO SICILIA DOC2017SILVER MEDAL
2017“SAKURA” Japan Women’s Wine Awards JAPANNero Oro Nero d’Avola Appassimento Terre Siciliane IGP 2016Silver Medal
2017Harpers Wine StarsUKNero Oro Nero d’Avola Appassimento Terre Siciliane IGP20163 stars
2017Mundus ViniDENero Oro Nero d’Avola Appassimento Terre Siciliane IGP2016gold medal
2017IWSCUKNero Oro Nero d’Avola Appassimento Terre Siciliane IGP2016bronze medal
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