Selected Nero d’Avola and Cabernet Sauvignon are vinified and matured separately in French oak, 8 months and 12 months, respectively. Once blended, the wine is matured an additional 4 months in barriques and then bottle refined for 8 months.
Grapes: 80% Nero d’Avola, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Color: Concentrated red with purple reflections.
Bouquet: Intense aromas of blackberry, raspberry and cranberry with hints of liquorice, plum and vanilla.
Flavor: Refined wine of great depth; restrained use of oak adds a layer of complexity to this structured wine.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 13,5%
Pastas with meat sauce, grilled meats, game and aged cheeses; also pairs wells with grilled fish and tuna or swordfish steaks.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 61-64° F