Nero d’Avola

Estate Sallier de La Tour

Nero d’Avola

Vintage 2018

The low yields guarantee a high quality and concentrated harvest. Choosing to age wine partly in wood and partly in steel barrels, allows us to combine fresh and fruited notes of a young wine, to extremely elegant spicy and liquorish aromas, which are usually indicators of good aging potential through time.

  • Grapes: Nero d’Avola
  • Appellation: Sicilia DOC
  • Vine growing area: Sallier de La Tour Estate – Monreale (PA) – Sicily
  • Training system: espalier
  • Pruning system: spurred cordon
  • Vines per ha: 4.000
  • Yields per ha: 68 ql
  • Fermentation: traditional for red
  • Fermentation temperature: 28°C
  • Duration of fermentation: 20 days
  • Malolactic fermentation: fully developed
  • Ageing: 30% of must for 12 months in second and third passage 225 liter French (Allier & Tronçais) oak barrels, 70% in staineless steel tanks.
  • Alcohol content: 13% Vol.
  • Wine analytical data: pH 3,62 – TA 5,36 g/l – RS 0,7 g/l – ET 30,5 g/l

awards

  • Event: L'Espresso
  • Year: 2012
  • Prize or title conferred: I Migliori acquisti della Regione Rapporto Qualità/Prezzo
  • Vintage: 2009
  • Event: Giornale di Sicilia - Vini di Sicilia
  • Year: 2013
  • Prize or title conferred: Cinque Stelle
  • Vintage: 2010
  • Event: James Suckling
  • Year: 2018
  • Prize or title conferred: 95 points
  • Vintage: 2016
Nero d’Avola
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