A natural and genuine wine expressing the genuine essence, the grandeur and the harmony of this great Sicilian autochthonous varietal.
Wine Type: Red Grapes: Nero D'Avola Bottles Produced in the vintage: 80.000 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) Plants/hectare: 4000-5000 Yield/hectare: 9 tonnes Harvest: mid September
Fermentation: traditional in red Malolactic fermentation: totally carried out Ageing: 4 months in reinforced concrete tanks Maceration: 6/8 days in vintner at 26ºC with 4 daily repassings of must over the grape dregs Bottle Ageing: 2 months
Food Pairing: perfect with red roasted meat-dishes and medium aged cheeses.