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Nicosia Sosta Tre Santi Nero D'avola  DOC Sicilia 75cl - 2012

Nicosia Sosta Tre Santi Nero D'avola DOC Sicilia 75cl - 2012

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Sosta Tre Santi Nero d'Avola is the 'Cru' of our vineyards in Contrada Bonincontro (Vittoria), created from a blend of the principal Sicilian grape variety with a small percentage of Syrah. The careful selection of the grapes in the vineyard and in the winery, the slow maceration and long refinement process makes for a red wine that is full-bodied and structured, with a rich and irrepressible aromatic hear Grape varieties: Nero d'Avola 100% Vineyards: sandy soil, situated at approximately 200-250 m above sea level; training system: espalier spurred cordon Raccolta: by hand into crates, in the end of September Maceration: cold maceration for 24 hours Fermentation: on the skins follows for 3 weeks at a controlled temperature of 22°C Ageing: in French oak barriques for 12 months and in the bottle for 12 months Alcohol content: 14% vol. Colour: ruby red with purplish highlights Nose: intense, spicy and fruity, bursting with notes of jam and marked balsamic overtones Palate: velvety, full-bodied, displays an excellent balance and lingering finish Food Pairings: roasted meats, game, cold cuts and aged cheeses Serving temperature: 16-18°C.

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