Indigenous varietals

Nero d'Avola

Nero d'Avola

The Sicilian native red grape variety renowned worldwide, which fully expresses its potential in the territory of Menfi, produces wines with an unmistakable aromatic profile. The Nero d’Avola Costadune is soft and captivating, perfect for all occasions.

Formats 75 cl 1,5 l
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Territory of origin

Menfi, south-west of Sicily

Grape variety

100% Nero d'Avola

Classification

Red Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

1st week of september

Vinification

After a maceration and a fermentation for 6-8 days at 22-25°C, maturing requires 8 months in steel vats.

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100% Nero d'Avola

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south and south-west facing hills on medium-textured limeston soils

Altitude

100 - 400mt above sea level

Vine density

Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4000-4500 plants/ha.

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13,5% vol

Menfishire

Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

The wine is medium-intense ruby-red with purplish reflections. On the nose it is captivating, with notes of black cherry, plum and red mulberries. On the palate it is soft, with clear notes of plum and red mulberries.

Service temperature

16 - 18°C

Fresh

Structured

Smoothie

Tannic

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Cold cuts

Cold cuts

Cheeses

Cheeses

Pasta with ragout

Pasta with ragout

Products

The ability
to choose

The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.