L' Incontro 2013
It's weekend. Time 4 a tasty Nero D' Avola from Sicily.
Colosi L' Incontro 2013 (87 tsomw points)
In the glass a dark ruby red color.
On the nose intense aromas of ripe ref fruit like cherries and plums with notes of dried blossom and leather.
Full and soft in the mouth with notes of red fruit. Persistent with nice acidity, light wood and long finish.
Grape varietals: Nero d’Avola - frappato.
Vineyard location: Agrigento.
Vine training: vertical trellis.
Harvest: end of september.
Aging process: the grapes are pressed and fermented in stainless steel, In contact with the skins until ompletely fermented, in order To extract coloring matter. Malolactic fermentation is carried out into barriques for 6 months And then bottled for a futher maturation of 4 months.
Alcohol content: 14% vol.
Suggested serving temperature: 62 / 64 f°.
Tasting notes: dark ruby red, with intense fruit aromas especially cherries, A persistic and tannic taste; wood is perceived, but not in a predominant way. Perfect with red meats, Cheese and dishes with elaborate tomato sauces.
Website winery: www.cantinecolosi.it