Nero d’Avola

 synonims: Calabrese dolce, Calavrese d’Avola, Calabrese di Vittoria, Niureddu calavrisi.

 

single varietal: A ruby red-colored wine with violet hues, well-structured with a fruity taste.

The wine made with this grape is ruby red in color, with violet hues, well structured and fruit forward. This red grape variety is named after the city of Avola (Avolese in Sicilian.) The origin of this grape can be traced back to the 7th century and it is the Sicilian grape per excellence, with a cultivation of 19,000 hectares (46,950 acres), of which 57% are grown the provinces of Agrigento and Trapani.

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