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Nero d'Avola

Sicilia DOC

Nero d'Avola

Sicilia DOC
Production area Sambuca di Sicilia, in the province of Agrigento, where rich, mature, and structured Nero d’Avola is obtained. It prefers clay-like terrain and is very sensitive to excessive dryness and too much exposure to sunlight. The type of farming is “Espalier”, used with an average density of planting where there are 4500 plants per 2.5 Acres.
Grapes Nero d'Avola
Characteristics Color: deep ruby-red with pleasant reflections of violet.
Bouquet: intense and covered, notes of currant stick out, wild strawberries, and pomegranate.
Flavor: soft and velvety. Distinct characteristics of fruitiness come forth.

Pairings: it pairs well with Risotto, first courses of baked pasta, red meats, lamd and savory cheeses. For its pleasant structure and intense aromaticity, the Nero d'Avola pairs ideally with typical Sicilian dishes, Spaghetti alla Norma, with eggplant, and smoked ricotta cheese.
Alcohol content 13%
Serving temperature 60-64°F


It is an average to early varietal maturing around the first week of September.
This wine is obtained from grapes that have reached perfect aromatic and polyphenolic maturation. Destemming and alcoholic fermentation with the skins occurs for a few days. Malolactic fermentation occurs with selected bacteria, then finally a long maturation occurs in French barriques.

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2021 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2019 Berliner Wein Trophy
2021 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2019 Usa Wine Ratings
2021 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2019 Annuario dei migliori vini italiani
90 PTS.
2022 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2020 Berliner Wein Trophy
2022 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2020 International Wine Challenge Spirits
2023 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2021 Mundus Vini
2023 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2021 Wine Enthusiast
2023 Stemmari Nero d'Avola 2021 James Suckling
89 PTS.
Arancine siciliane
Arancine are a specialty of Sicilian cuisine. Arancine in western Sicily are round shaped and stuffed with ragu, while in the eastern part of the island they are called arancini and have a conical shape filled with butter (mozzarella, ham, butter). Here we propose the first of the two versions.