Kalaurisi Maggio



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Kalaurisi Maggio

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The Nero di Avola, a wine of truly antique origins, actually comes from an ancient dialectial name: "Kalau l'avulisi" literally means "the grape of Avola has arrived", transformed, from Kalaurisi. This red wine, produced from grape collections in the Iblean territory, is obtained from a long maceration on the wine press which arouses the various characteristics of the grape. 

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Location: Vittoria (Rg) - C.da Bonincontro 
Soil: Red sandi soil 
Altitude: 170 m asl 
Training system: trained in the counter-espalier system and pruned in spurred cordon 
Age of vineyard: 20 – 25 anni 
Hield per Hectare: 80 Hl 
Vinification: 10 days maceration with marcs and fermentation at controlled temperature 
Ageing: 6 months in steel and 3/6 months in bottle 
Alcoholic content: 13,5% Vol 
Characteristic: Nero d’Avola, a grape variety of ancient origins, takes the name from a dialectal form “kalau l’avulisi” which litterally means “the grapes from avola arrived” and that became Kalaurisi. Red wine produced whith grapes from the iblean area. It’s obtained by a long maceration on marcs wich exalts allt it’s varietal characteristics. Combine with iblean cuisine characterized by strong and intense tastes.