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Assuli 2015 'Besi' Nero d'Avola

Tasting Notes:

  • Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues

  • Olfactory: intense aromas of ripe red fruit, with notes of graphite, rue and violet 

  • Taste: good balance and soft tannins
  • Pairing: excellent with roasted meat and medium-aged cheese

  • Serving Temperature: 17°/18° C

Additional Details:

  • Classification: IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) Sicily.

  • Grapes: Nero d’Avola 100%

  • Production area:  Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).

  • Soil type: medium texture soil rich of stone and pebbles with a good mineral endowment
  • Altitude: 100/150 meters a.s.l.

  • Viticulture: spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breesy summers.

  • Harvest period: from the end of September to the first week of October, depending each year on the tipening of the grapes
  • Vinification: soft pressing and destemming from 25 up to 30 days of maceration, depending on the vintage. Extraction through traditional pumpings at a temperature of 26°/28°C.
  • Ageing: 18 months in large oak barrels followed by ageing in bottle for 6 months
750 ml bottle
$37.95 by the bottle
Alcohol/Vol. 14.50 %
Produced By: Assuli
Bottles Per Case: 6
Deposit: $0.20 per bottle
Varietal: Nero d'Avola
Region: Sicily
Sugar Content: 5.00 g
Hold: Drink now or hold up to 3 years
Availability: 2-3 Days

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