The bouquet has intense hints of cherry, blueberry
and violets with hints of myrtle, followed by
pleasant balsamic and delicate spicy notes.
Dry, delicate, with a fine structure and
persistence. The pleasant floral and balsamic
notes on the nose are perfectly matched on
the palate, followed by a slight hint of almond
on the finish.
The Nero d’Avola grapes come from limestoneclayey vineyards (trubi) at an average altitude of
330 metres above sea level. The must ferments
together with the skins in steel tanks at a temperature of 28–30°C for about 15 days. Malolactic
fermentation follows, again in tanks.
ages in 30 and 60 hl Slavonian barrels for 1 year
and ages for a few months in the bottle.
Bright ruby red.
Excellent with full-flavoured dishes, chargrilled meats and well-matured cheeses.