Other Reds

2016

GERGENTI NERO D'AVOLA MERLOT .750

Proprietary Blend - Red

750 ML

Regular Price: $13.99

Special Price $9.98

Product Description

This wine has an intense ruby red color and a vinous and complex bouquet with notes of vanilla, typical of aged wine. In the mouth, the taste is full-bodied, soft and round, well balanced with the notes of barrique. Merlot grapes are manually harvested during the first week of September, while the harvest for Nero d’Avola takes place in the second half of September. After the malolactic fermentation, the blend is aged in French oak barrels for at least 6 months

 

Food pairing

Excellent with savory food, red meats, sausage and cheeses.

Details

Varietal: Proprietary Blend - Red

Region: Sicilia

Region Description:

The ancient indigenous people of the area were called the "Scile's", which is where this island gets its name. It lies to south of Italy and has more vineyards than any other Italian region. Moscato and Malvasia grapes are grown there on volcanic soil. Sicily's most proud of its Marsala.