TASTE

BLACKBERRIES, PLUM, HINT OF LICORICE

FINISH

LINGERING FINSIH WITH PLEASANT TANNINS

AROMA

STRAWBERRIES, RASBERRIES, FLORAL NOTES

COLOR

RED WITH VIOLET UNDERTONES

Feu D'o Rosso

Feu D'o Rosso

An easy drinking red blend of Nero d'Avola and Nerello Mascalese. These native Sicilian grape varieties produce powerful yet fruit forward wines and are renowned for producing many of the best Sicilian wines. Nero d’Avola is one of the oldest Sicilian grape varietals and Nerello Mascalese is considered to produce many of the best Sicilian wines, particularly when grown along the slopes of Mount Etna.

Refined in a stainless steel tank for 4 months
Best served between 64F - 68F
2018
GRAPE VARIETY: Nero d'Avola, Nerello Mascalese
STRUCTURE DENSITY: 5700 plants per hectare
TYPE OF SOIL Calcareous, volcanic
YIELD GRAPE/HA: 6000 - 75000 per hectare
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Espalier 22 x 80 cm

Feud'o - Originally spoken 'feud'oro', feud'o loosely translates to 'golden feud.' Feud'o has come to represent the ancient medieval structure that serves as a remembrance of the feud to control the land. Over time, the use of the adjective "d'oro" became restricted to the area of Marsala (in western Sicily), so we now simply say 'feud'o'.

The Nero D’Avola grape is one of Sicily’s most commonly known and exported grapes. Harvested in the lower regions, this bright red grape (think cherry or ruby red) is strongly reminiscent of blackberries. Rich and fragrant, Nero D’Avola grapes create a dry, warm and full-bodied flavor. Named after the Mascali area in Carania where the grape is thought to have originated, the Nerello Mascalese grape grows in the cool, high altitudes of the active volcano Mt. Etna. Grown primarily on the northeastern side of Sicily, this red grape contains a rustic black volcanic earthy note, and medium weight fine-grained tannins. From the lower lying regions to the cool high altitudes, Feu D’o Rosso presents the perfect coupling of the Nero D’Avola and Nerello Mascalese grapes. The result? A captivating blend that encompasses a unique blend of Sicilian flavors.
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Feu D'o Bianco

This refreshing white wine is a blend of Grillo and Carricante. Light bodied and crisp, this wine displays aromas and flavors of stone fruit and melon. 


The name of this wine comes from the originally spoken Sicilian term ‘feud’oro’ which loosely translates to ‘golden feud’. The name represents the ancient feuds (during medieval times) to control the land. Over time, the use of the adjective "d'oro" became restricted to the area of Marsala (in western Sicily), so we now simply say 'feud'o'.

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Named for Tifeo, a divine creature in Greek mythology who was half human and half dragon. Tifeo’s wings lay between Messina and Syracuse, his tail underneath Naples, and his heart under Mount Etna. Tifeo was thought to have temporarily disabled the Greek God Zeus, who was later rescued by his son Hermes.

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Duvanera

This Nero D’Avola is ripe and lush with flavors and aromas of black plums, cherry, violets, and a touch of vanilla and spice. Aged 9 months in oak. 


Spoken 'D’uva Nera', Duvanera translates from Italian to English, meaning 'black grapes.' Interestingly, Duvanera is a similar translation to that of the Nero d’Avola black grapes grown in the small town of Avola in southeast Sicily.

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Named for Tifeo, a divine creature in Greek mythology who was half human and half dragon. Tifeo’s wings lay between Messina and Syracuse, his tail underneath Naples, and his heart under Mount Etna.

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This complex Nerello Mascalese (Sicily’s star grape) is made with fruit from 40 year old vines in our Mount Etna vineyards. Layered yet elegant and fresh with red berry and rhubarb, hints of rose hips, and a touch of smoke.

This wine is our territorial namesake. In fact, our winery’s address is Contrada Petto Dragone!

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