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Cusumano Nero D'avola Sicilia Igt 2018 750ml

Rated 91 - Elderberries, dried spices, blackberry crumble and raspberry cheesecake complete the picture of a fruity, attractive wine....
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Donnafugata Contessa Entellina Mille E Una Notte 2016 750ml

Caressing and intense, characterized by an ample bouquet with fruity notes combined with balsamic and spicy scents. Donnafugata’s flagship red...
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Donnafugata Nero D'avola Sedara Sicilia Igt 2018 750ml

Ruby red, Sedàra 2015 offers a fruity bouquet with scents of blackberries and blueberries combined with a light spicy note of black pepper. The...
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Donnafugata Sherazade 2018 750ml

Rated 91 - A nero d’avola with a light, fresh edge, revealing sour cherries and raspberry cheesecake with a touch of citrus. Very taut and edgy,...
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Feudi Del Pisciotto Nero D'avola Versace 2016 750ml

Rated 91 - Good medium red-ruby. Deeply pitched, liqueur-like aromas of red cherry nectar, cocoa, coffee, smoke, and nuts, with a balsamic nuance...
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Nero D'avola

Italy’s largest island, Sicily, has a wine producing history that can put most other European regions to shame. It was producing quality wines before the days of the Roman empire, and even the Ancient Greeks were not the first to cultivate vines on the island. For as long as anyone knows, the key grape varietal of Sicily has been Nero d’Avola, the beautiful, deep blue skinned grape which produces the region’s characterful, powerful red wines. While in the past, Nero d’Avola was mainly used as a blending grape, due to its deep color and intensely full body, it is today being increasingly celebrated as a single varietal wine grape, and is perfect for those who like their wines boisterous, loud and strong.

Nero d’Avola is grown pretty much everywhere on Sicily, as demand for wines made from this grape have never been higher. Despite its power and body, it is quite a versatile grape - it can be aged in oak barrels, which produces a dense and dark wine which puts its intense characteristics to good use, but it is also often drunk quite young, which allows its jammy, plummy character to come forward. It is also used to make rose wines in some appellations of Sicily, demonstrating a softer side to this otherwise heavy, deeply flavorful grape.