Item No. 0275717002020

Cusumano Benuara 2020

Cusumano Benuara 2020

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Varietal
Nero d’Avola
Region
Italy
Alcohol
14.5%

Overview

Cusumano winery is run by two brothers, who operate closely with their father, Francesco Cusumano, and expert winemaker, Mario Ronco. Together their artistic excellence and passion, embrace the diversity of the land in each wine, creating a bright explosion of modern, innovative, dynamic wines. Benuara, named after the small red flowers that blossom near the vineyard, is a rich red, fruit forward blend whose jam-filled profile pairs well with rich, grilled meats.

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.

Tasting Notes

Style

Rich, Spicy, Structured

Aroma

Aromas of blackberry, bay leaf and sandalwood.

Taste

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