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Quercus Nero d'Avola

DOP (Denominazione di Origine Protetta)

Grapes used: Nero d'Avola.
Yield per hectare: 80 quintals
Harvest: Late september.
Bottling: Single batch.
 
FERMENTATION
Method: Maceration in stainless steel vats.
Temperature: 24°C - rising to 32°C. at end fermentation.
Duration: 10-12 days.
Malolactic: Yes.
Oak ageing: 24 months.
Type of barrells: Nevers, Allier.
Ageing: in 225 liters barriques.
 
TASTING NOTES
Bright ruby-red color with violet edges.
Fragrant and complex aroma with hints of fruits and oak.
The palate is stylish refined, warm and dry, with great body and character.
 
ACCOMPANIMENT
Serve at 16-18°C. with all full-bodied dishes.

 

nero d'avola

Nero d'Avola:Considered the most Sicilian red berry wine. It is also the best know and requested around the world. Its presence on the island dates back to the Phoenician period but its cultivation began thank to the Greeks

AWARDS

2014 - BRUXELLES - annata 2012: 80,42/100

2013 - PRAMAGGIORE - annata 2007: Bacco d'Argento Regionale

2013 - PRAMAGGIORE - annata 2007: Medaglia d'oro

2011 - SELEZIONE DEL SINDACO - annata 2007: Medaglia d'argento

2011 - VINITALY - annata: 2007 Gran Menzione

2011 - PRAMAGGIORE - annata: 2007 Medaglia d'oro

2011 - PRAMAGGIORE - annata: 2007 Bacco d'Argento Regionale