Nero d'Avola "Fondo Filara" DOC NICOSIA
These intense and smelly black cherry and sweet spicy aromas come from the Nero d’Avola grapes. The characteristics aroma of ripen red fruits is sustained by a great structure and persistence. The sandy soils of the cultivation are located at 200-250 meters above the sea level and the method is the trellised with the cordon spur pruning. In September takes place the manual picking and it follows the cold maceration for 24 hours. Then the fermentation for 10-15 days under temperature control at 24-26°C. Then it takes place the refinement in steel with further 5-6 months in barrels and 4 months in bottle.
Characteristics of the Nero D’avola DOC Sicilia
It has a charged ruby red color. The smell is intense, rich with remarkable black cherry and sweet spicy hints. The taste is fruity, warm and bodied with a soft tannic component.
Suggested pairings with this red wine Nicosia
The main matches are the ragu, the couscous with lamb, roasted meats and aged cheeses. It must be served at 18°C in a wide wine glass. The proof is 13,5%.