Cusumano Benuara 2017

Cusumano Benuara 2017

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Varietal
Nero d’Avola
Region
Italy
Alcohol
14.5

Overview

Named for the small, red flowers that grow near the Cusumano vineyard, this rustic red wine has a luscious aroma of blackberry and raspberry jam, with lingering red fruit and spice on the palate.

Aging

Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. 80% aged in stainless steel, 20% in 26 gallon barrels.

Fermentation

Hand picked. De-stemmed, cold maceration for 2 days at 45˚F. Traditional fermentation at 78˚-82˚F with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must.

Winemaker

Mario Ronco

Tasting Notes

Style

Aromatic, Structured

Flavor

Blend-Fruits, Blend-Spices

Aroma

A luscious aroma of blackberry and raspberry jam.

Taste

The palate is dominated by rich, red fruit flavors with waves of spices.