Gergenti Nero d'Avola Sangiovese
REGION
Sicilia, Italy
VINTAGE
2012
ALCOHOL
13.5% Vol.
AGEING
3-5 years
GRAPES
70% Nero d'Avola, 30% Sangiovese

WINE CHARACTERISTICS
The Sangiovese grapes are harvested in the first week of September, while the Nero d' Avola harvest is between mid and late September. The grapes are then subjected to stripping, pressed and left to macerate on the skins at a controlled temperature between 25 and 28 C for 10 days. On completion of the malolactic fermentation, the blend is left torest in oak barrels for at least 6 months.

PAIRS WITH
Dishes with rich sauces, cured meats (Salami, Speck) red meats, game and hard cheeses.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
60 - 64 F (16 - 18C)

PACKAGING
12 bottles ML750

TASTING NOTES
Deep ruby red color with a vinous bouquet, complex, with notes of vanilla. Well structured, soft and rounded, well-calibrated from the barrel wood.

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