Nero d'Avola Principi di Butera

Size
 
23 JD
 

VINIFICATION AND MATURATION
The harvest takes place in the third week of September. Fermentation lasts for three weeks at 82° - 86° F. The wine is aged for 12 months, 50% in barrels of 350 liters and 50% in Slavonian oak from 60 hl, followed by a further period of bottle aging.

COLOR

Bright ruby-red.

BOUQUET

Ample and persistent, with intense fruity notes of plum, cherries, and spicy hints.

PALATE

Dry, medium-bodied revealing mouthwatering red fruit. Wild mushrooms and espresso lead to substantial and polished tannins. Beautiful graphite minerals linger on the long finish.

FOOD COMBINATIONS

Aged pecorino cheese, barbecued meats, and richly-flavored dishes.

 

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