Chiaramonte Nero d'Avola is the personification of Sicily's most important native grape variety - from its intense purple colour to its unmistakable character. Made from 100 % Nero d'Avola, the nose is a rush of black fruits and spices - the palate is extraordinary round and complete, with a completely natural and effortless balance of tannin and acidity, structure and lenght .
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Classification IGT Sicilia
Grape varieties 100% Nero D'Avola
Vineyards location Territory of Trapani - Guarini Estate 250-400 mt. a.s.l.
Soil composition Medium mixture with a clayey tendency
Training system Cordon trained, spur pruned / Guyot
Nr. Vines per hectare n° 5.000 / 5.500
Yields per hectare 7.800 kg
Harvest Hand-picking - III decade of September / I decade of October
Fermentation temperature 26°- 28°C
Production system Traditional vinification in refrigerated
fermenters; partial maturation in barriques for 7 months
Period of fermentation 12 days
Maturation 6 months in barriques
Alcohol 14% by vol.
Tasting notes Red fruits and spices bouquet; round and
complete palate with a right balance of tannins and acidity
Production 550.000 bottles
Glass Tulip-shaped goblets of medium size and height
Serving temperature 16 - 18° C.
Pairing Ideal accompaniment to roast, grilled meat, game and flavoured medium-aged cheese.