Nero d’Avola Sicilia
Protected Geographical Indication 2012

Nero d’Avola is among the best known of the autochthonous red grape varieties used in Sicilian winemaking. The Nero d’Avola grape was imported by the Greeks during their dominance of the island. The grape’s provenance is Avola, a small town located between Noto and Pachino near Syracuse.

Grapes: 100% Nero d’Avola
Colour: intense ruby red
Bouquet: blueberries, cinnamon
Taste: smooth with soft tannins
Ageing: 6 months in French oak barrels, 6 months in the bottle.

The Wine districts: The Islands - Sicily
Alcohol by volume: 12,5% Vol.
Serving Temperature: 16°-18°C
Best paired with: Fish dishes - Wild mushrooms - Fatty meats