Ca' Di Ponti Nero D'Avola 2011 13.5% 75cl

A deeply coloured, medium-bodied, spicy red with aromas of ripe plum and black cherry. The palate combines warm, juicy red fruit flavours with savoury, lightly smoky characters, a hint of bitter chocolate and nip of tannin on the finish.

In the Vineyard
A blend of 3 different parcels grown in different parts of the island, two from the southwest and the other from mature, low yielding vines from Pachino in eastern Sicily, Nero dAvolas traditional heartland.

In the Winery
Traditional fermentation at 26 to 30C, between 5 and 10 days maceration, bottled young with no oak ageing.

Food Recommendations
Drink with juicy home-made burgers with a slab of mozarella, or charred lamb steaks
Grapes: Nero d'Avola.
Strength 13.50%
Vintage 2011
Wine Type Red
Wine Grape Nero D'Avola
Wine Country Italy
Wine Region Sicily