Tichè | Nero D'Avola
D.O.C. - Denominazione di Origine Controllata
TYPE: Still red wine D.O.C.
GRAPES: 100% NERO D'AVOLA. Is one of the most important black grapes of Sicily. The term "nero" refers to the dark color of its berries while "Avola" derives from the name of the Sicilian city where this variety is particularly widespread. This grape variety is very sensitive to its environment and gives to wines that are distinct and expressive of the terroir.
COLOR: Vivid ruby red color with reflections tending towards violet.
BOUQUET: The nose gives off hints of black cherry, black plum, strawberry and tobacco, salty notes and hints of dried herbs blend perfectly together.
TASTE: The taste is intensely fruity and spicy. On the palate enveloping notes of cherry, raspberry, blackcurrant and dried plum blend in a perfectly elegant and harmonious way with spicy tones that refer to licorice, cloves and rhubarb, memoris of aromas di cocoa, chocolate, cinnamon and eucalyptus.
ZONA DI PRODUZIONE: Sicilia Occidentale, in terreni tendenzialmente argillosi e calcarei, prediletti per la produzione di vini bianchi fruttati e con sentori floreali.
Soft and well integrated tannins. Firm acidity and full body.
This Sicilian grape produces both wines to drink young and mature styles: Young Nero d'Avola leans towards a juicy red fruit personality, while aged styles show more layered complexity and spices influence.
COLTIVATION METHOD: Espalier.
ALTITUDE / EXPOSURE: East/West, 250 m s.l.m..
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12,50% vol.
SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 18°-20°C.
PAIRINGS: Its rich fruitiness allows it to be paired with a wider range of food than many red wines and it has sufficient acidity to balance slinghtly fatty foods. Our top suggestion are: appetizers like salami, main dishes such as roasted red and white meats, goumet pizzas, premium meat burger tempura vegetable and dishes with legumes. Perfect with cheeses such as truffle Gorgonzola and Cheddar.
DRINKABLE: 8/10 year.
FORMAT: 0,750 ml.
ALLERGENS: Contains sulphites.