Valle dell’Acate Nero d’Avola, “Case Ibidini” 2014
Appellation: Sicilia IGT
Type: red, dry
Grape Variety: Nero d’Avola
Producer: Valle dell’Acate
Production Area: C.da Bidini-Acate (Rg) – Eastern Sicily;
Vineyards: 60 acres at 360 ft above sea level.
Soil: Yellow soil, medium texture soils, tending to compact, interspersed with limey tufa
Year of planting: 2000.
Planting system: Low trained on wires system, spur pruned cordon
Vine density: 2.600 per acre
Harvest: second half of September
Vinification: 15 days macerations at controlled temperature with malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Aging: 6 months in tank
Color: Red ruby light
Bouquet: Fresh and fruity, scent of small red fruits, blackberry, spices, licorice, and a note of leather
Taste: clean and fresh, velvet and harmonious
Food pairing with fresh and aged cheeses, salamis and fish dishes with tomatoes or tomato sauce.