Kalaurisi • Nero d’Avola
Nero d’Avola, is an ancient origins vineyard. The name draws inspiration on the dialectal form “kalau l’avulisi” that can be literary translated in “Nero d’Avola grapes has arrived”. This form throughout time has been turned in “Kalaurisi”. Produced with Nero d’Avola grapes is obtained by a long fermentation on marcs that exalts all the varietals characteristics. It combines perfectly with the heavy bodied tastes of the Iblean cuisine.
Classification: I.G.P Terre Siciliane
Vineyard location: Hyblean Hills
Soil and altitude: Red sandy soil, 170 m. asl
Grapes varieties: 100% Nero d’Avola
Training system: Trained with bush system
Age of vineyard: 20 – 25 years
Yield per hectare: 80 Q.
Vinification: 15 days maceration with marcs and fermentation at controlled temperature
Ageing: 6 months in steel and 3/6 months in bottle
Alcohol: 13,5% vol.
Formats: bottle cl. 75
Serving temperature: 16° – 18°