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Marchiopolo Sicilia Nero d'Avola 2017

Marchiopolo Sicilia Nero d'Avola 2017

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0,75 l  -  13.00% vol.
The visit of Sicilian vineyards impresses for the power of nature and the high potential of the area. In this context, the Nero d'Avola is the protagonist of a unique adventure, improving and evolving year by year, and having always something new to discover. A journey through Sicilian wines can only start from the Nero d'Avola, great and ancient grape with the capacity of being the expression of the extraordinary strength of this territory.
Intense rubin-garnet.
Red ripe wild berries scent, with mineral and somehow spicy notes.
Straight, dry flavour, good structure with a final liquorice note.
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Serve at:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
10 - 15 years
Name Marchiopolo Sicilia Nero d'Avola 2017
Type Red still
Year 2017
Size 0,75 l Standard
Region Sicily
Grape varieties 100% Nero d'Avola
History The Nero d’Avola, also known as Calabrese, is one of the best vines in Sicily. Its origin is not well known, the name is probably due to a Calabrian origin, but is coming from a wrong translation of Sicilain dialect word «calaurisi», fusion of the word «calea» (vine) and «aulisi» (Avola, a village close to Siracusa). It was also know to the French in Burgundy and in Gironde as «vin medicine» , for the high alcohol and intense scent. As from 1911, the Nero d’Avola vine has been tested in many areas in Italy. While refining its cultivation methods it was possible to reduce its sugar content and to increase its acidity. Nowadays, wines made of 100% of this vine are considered as some of the best Italian Reds, with great structure and intense and powerful character.
Climate Altitude: 200-400 m. a.s.l. on hills with good exposure.
Soil composition Mixed, calcareous and alluvial.
Cultivation system Spalier
No. plants per hectare 5000
Yield per hectare 90 q.
Harvest End September.
Vinification Thermal prefermentation steeping ballast movement under thermal control.
Ageing Inox tanks.
Alcohol content 13.00% by volume
Allergens Contains sulphites
On offer Price Marchiopolo Sicilia Nero d'Avola 2017 € 7.93  ex VAT


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