La F’Avola

La F’Avola

Year of production: 2016
Appellation: D.O.C. Eloro Pachino
Category: Red wine
Colour: Ruby red with purple reflections
Grape variety: 100% Nero D’Avola
Soil: Calcareous marl soil
Trellising system: A espalier with spurred cordon pruning. Density of 4,200 vines / ha
Harvest: Hand harvested in the second days of September
Wine production methods: Soaking through controlled temperature for about 12 days. Aged in French oak barrels  of several capacity from 5 to 15 hl.
Tasting notes: Fine and fresh on the nose with intense notes of peony and sweet spices. Round on the palate and slightly tannic taste, with a long finish of licorice and raspberry. Lingering and delicious after taste of berries. Good acidity. A seductive Nero d’Avola, a beautiful expression of our terroir
 Food pairing:

Red meats, fatty fishes as tuna or swordfish, sharp cheeses

Serving temperature: 18°C
Alcoholic content: 14%

 

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