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La Segreta Nero De Avola 750ml


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Sicilia, Italy
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La Segreta Nero De Avola 750ml - Item Code: 08341

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Nero D'Avola is most recognized for being produced in Southeastern Sicily, although it may also be found in other parts of the island. Nero D'Avola is now being cultivated in Mendocino County, California, and it may also be found in Southern Australia. Its appearance varies according on altitude, vintage, and age.

The thick-skinned red grape Nero D'Avola thrives in hotter, drier conditions. As a result, Sicily is an ideal location for this grape to thrive. It's renowned for its substantial body, sweet tannins, and jammy fruit. It's a low-acid wine that's dry.

Because of its fruity taste, it is often likened to Shiraz. The name Nero D' Avola originates from the town of Avola, where it was originally grown. It is Sicily's most significant red grape and is known as "the black grape of Avola." Some producers make wines that are jammier and riper, while others make wines that are leaner and have more red fruit characteristics. Wines made from grapes cultivated at higher altitudes have greater balance and acidity, as well as being more age-worthy.

Of course, the wine's oak treatment is another element that may give it a distinct personality. Longer-aged oak-aged wines will have a cocoa and coffee flavor, as well as a creamy texture component.

About the Producer: Planeta

Planeta is a wine producer with vineyards across Sicily. It produces a wide range of premium IGT wines as well as DOCG wines from selected appellations. It was founded by cousins ​​Alessio and Santi Planeta with their uncle Diego, who originally owned the Settesoli wine cooperative. Planeta has six different wineries spread across the island, producing wines from the local Fiano and Nero d'Avola grapes, as well as international varieties such as Chardonnay, Syrah and Merlot. variety of terroirs, varieties and production methods. Menfi Dispensa is located in the northwest, in the heart of the family land. Here is the largest property and winery, as well as the Planet family mansion. Varieties such as Fiano, Garganega, Chardonnay, Syrah and Nero d'Avola are grown here. Another property on the Planet is Noto Buonivini, located in the southeast part of the island. Here, Nero d'Avola and Moscato Bianco are grown, from which Santa Cecilia DOC-Noto and Passito di Noto, respectively, are made. The soils are limestone, rich in clay with fine texture and high water retention capacity. Sambuca di Sicilia is another property that produces Chardonnay in rocky and limestone soils.

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