TASTE

BLACKBERRIES, BLUEBERRIES WITH SUBTLE SPICES

FINISH

SMOOTH, LINGERING TANNINS WITH A HINT OF CHOCOLATE

AROMA

PURPLE PLUMS, CHERRIES, TOUCH OF VANILLA

COLOR

INTENSE RUBY RED

Duvanera Nero D'Avola

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.

Refined in an oak barrel for 9 months
Best served between 64F-68F
2017
GRAPE VARIETY: Nero d'Avola
STRUCTURE DENSITY: 5000 plants per hectare
TYPE OF SOIL: Clay, Limestone
YIELD GRAPE/HA: 6000 - 75000 per hectare
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: 220 x 90 cm espalier

Duvanera – 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.

Each area of origin in Sicily’s has characterized by distinguishing features. The western region of Sicily is marked by higher concentrations, harshness and earthy volcanic toughness. The central area is known for producing the sharp tastes of red fruits. The eastern area produces a more refined taste, with an aftertaste of dried fruits The Nero D’Avola grape is one of Sicily’s most commonly known and exported grapes. In fact, it’s one of Sicily’s most talked about and well-known wines! Harvested in the lower regions, this bright red grape (think cherry or ruby red) is strongly reminiscent of blackberries. Rich and fragrant, the Nero D’Avola grapes create a dry, warm and full-bodied flavor.