Pithoi • Nero D’Avola
In ancient times “Pithoi” were anforas used for the fermentation of quality wines, they gave the wine special taste and scent. Intense red wine, wide and fruity bouquet; intense taste; remarkable personality. Combine with meat, cheeses and introductory dishes typical of the sicilian 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 in the counter-espalier system and pruned in spurred cordon
Age of vineyard: 10 – 15 years
Yield per hectare: 100 Q.
Vinification: 10 days maceration with marcs and fermentation at controlled temperature
Ageing: 3 months in steel and 1 month in bottle
Alcohol: 12,5% vol.
Formats: bottle cl. 75
Serving temperature: 14° – 16°