Nero d’Avola "Costadune" DOC Mandrarossa
The Nero d’Avola Costadune DOC of Mandrarossa is a vine born on the sandy coast characterized by dunes. The proximity to the sea gives structure and softness to the wine together with a mineral taste. The cultivation area is located at south-west of Menfi in the Agrigento province. There are used the Nero d’Avola grapes at 100% with the DOC Rosso Sicilia certification. The soils are calcareous and the profit is great with 100 quintals per hectare with a density of 4500 trees per hectare. The soil is located at 50-250 meters above the sea level with a south, south-west exposition. The maceration lasts 8-10 days at 22-25°C. The maturation takes place for 3 months In steel tanks at 10°C. Finally, it takes place the bottle aging period for 3 months.
Characteristics of the Nero d’Avola "Costadune" DOC
It has a medium intense purple color. Th smell is charming, with black cherries, prune and red mulberries aromas. The taste is wide and soft with the same fragrances of the smell. It can achieve a proof of 13.5%.
Suggested pairings with this red Sicilian wine
The Nero D’Avola DOC Mandrarossa is perfect with the local farmer cooking. It is perfect with cold cuts, cheeses, roasted meats and battery vegetables. It is perfect also with the meat in humid or with meats in general. It can be conserved for 3 years. It must be served in Grand Ballon or Ballon wine glasses at 18°C.