Principi Di Butera Amira Nero D'Avola Sicilia DOC 75cl 13.5%


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Description

Nero d’Avola Sicilia DOC

APPELLATION
Sicilia DOC

PRODUCTION AREA
Butera, central-southern Sicily

GRAPES
100% Nero d’Avola

SERVING TEMPERATURE 
16° - 18° C

ALCOHOL CONTENT
13,5% vol.

VINIFICATION AND AGEING
The Nero d’Avola grapes come from limestone-clayey vineyards (trubi) at an average altitude of 330 metres above sea level. The must ferments together with the skins in steel at a temperature of 28-30°C for about 15 days. Malolactic fermentation follows, again in steel. The wine ages in 30 and 60 hl Slavonian barrels for 1 year and ages for a few months in the bottle. 

TASTING NOTES
colour: rather dark ruby red, bright.
bouquet: intense hints of almond flowers, violets and hints of myrtle, followed by a delicate spiciness and pleasant balsamic notes.
flavour: dry, delicate, with a fine structure and good persistence. The pleasant floral and balsamic notes perceived on the nose are perfectly matched on the palate.

FOOD PAIRINGS
Excellent with full-flavoured dishes, chargrilled meats and well-matured cheeses.

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