nero d'avola

Terre Siciliane

Typology: red.

Classification: IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) Terre Siciliane.

Grapes: Nero d’Avola 100%.

Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).

Soil type: medium texture soil rich of stones and pebbles, with a good mineral endowment.

Altitude: 100/150 meters a.s.l.

Viticulture: spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha).

Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.

Harvest period: from the mid to the end of August, depending each year on the ripening of grapes.

Vinification: soft pressing and destemming from 10 to 15 days. The extraction takes place through  traditional pumping.

Fermentation temperature: 26°C.

Ageing: after malolactic fermentation, 3/4 months in stainless steel tanks, then in bottles for other 3/4 months.

Alcohol content: 13,5%.

 

 

TASTING NOTES

 

Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues.

Olfactory: intense aromas of ripe red fruit with delicate notes of licorice.

Taste: round taste, soft, pleasantly vinous and well balanced.

Pairing: perfect with aged cheese and roasted meat and potatoes.

Serving Temperature: 17/18°C.

Az. Agr. TERRA MAZAR

C.da Carcitella

91026 Mazara del Vallo (TP)

ITALY

Phone + 39 0923 546706

Fax: + 39 0923 820724

info@terramazar.it

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