Contrade Bellusa – Nero d’Avola

£9.65

A wonderful example of this increasingly popular grape from Sicily. The palate is juicy with cherry jam, plum, blackberries and a subtle liquorice and vanilla note on the finish. Excellent balance of acidity, ripe fruits and soft tannins. It’s hard to find a really good quality organic wine under £10 now, so this is great value.

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Description

Contrade Bellusa – Nero d’Avola, Terre Siciliane IGT 2018

Producer: Mondodelvino

Country: Italy

Region: Sicily (Terre Siciliane IGT)

Grapes: Nero d’Avola

Organic certified

Contrade Bellusa Nero d`Avola grapes are grown in organic vineyards in Sicily on soils consisting of calcareous clay with a rich iron component. A rich, ruby red in colour with violet reflections and a pronounced nose of dark cherries and bramble fruits. The palate is juicy with cherry jam, plum, blackberries and a subtle liqourice and vanilla note on the finish. Excellent balance of acidity, ripe fruits and soft tannins.
Serve with traditional Sicillian dishes such as Caponata or spaghetti alla Norma.
Mondo del Vino is an Italian cooperative focussed on creating high quality Italian wines. Founded in 1991 by oenologists Alfeo Martini, Roger Gabb and Christophe Mack who came together with the aim of coming up with new ways to produce and market Italian wines. Today, grapes are carefully selected for the best quality by oenologists through direct agreements with cooperatives and private companies and they control every stage of the winemaking process from fermentation to ageing, bottling and branding.
Volcanic soils and a maritime influence combine to impart a distinct elegance and mineral character upon the island`s wines. Nero d`Avola and Shiraz make reliable, fleshy red wines, whilst Grillo, Inzolia and Chardonnay yield surprisingly well balanced and flavourful white wines. However, it is the uniquely rich and mineral influenced dessert wines that are perhaps Sicily`s greatest contribution to the wine world, from Marsala to Moscato di Pantelleria and Malvasia.

Cuvee Majeure 2016 is suitable to vegetarians and vegans.

Cuvee Majeure 2016 contains minimal added sulphites. Read more.


Additional information

Bottle Size

Bottle 75 cl

Country

Italy

Region

Sicily

Grapes

Nero D'Avola

Style

Fruity, Medium Bodied

Enjoy with...

Meat Pasta, Pizza

Org-Bio

Certified Organic

ABV

13.5%

Sulphur content

Contains Added Sulphites

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