in color, big in fruit flavors, well-suited for oak and
able to age for several years, although most are good
drinking upon release.
roasted lamb, pasta with tomato base sauces
Santa Cecilia IGT Nero d’Avola
been an important wine region for thousands of years. Sicily
was a cultural cross-roads throughout most of European history,
and has been controlled by the Greeks, the Romans the Byzantines,
the Arabs, and the Catalans from Spain. Sicily is now Italy’s
largest wine producing region.
Grape of Avola" appears to have been selected by growers near
Avola (a small town in south east Sicily) several hundred
years ago. Initially, it was confined to the southern tip
of the island but more recently has spread throughout the
likes hot arid climates. The districts around Noto (above
all Buonivini, Bufalefi and Maccari) and Pachino in the south
of the province of Siracusa are reputed for the quality of
their Nero d'Avola grapes.
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the Acids in Wine
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The Basic Wine Pairing Rules
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a Wine Sommelier
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