Cusumano Nero d'Avola 2019

Cusumano Nero d'Avola 2019

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Varietal
Nero d’Avola
Region
Italy
Alcohol
13

Overview

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail,have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, innovative and dynamic wines. A native varietal to Sicily, the Nero d’Avola grapes are manually selected in the rich, white soil vineyards of San Giacomo, which produces a refreshing fruit-forward wine that pairs perfectly with meat-based meals.

Aging

Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. Lees contact 5 months.

Fermentation

De-stemming and cold maceration on skins for 2 days at 41˚F. Fermentation with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must at 79˚-82˚F.

Winemaker

Mario Ronco

Tasting Notes

Style

Bold, Fruit Forward, Spicy

Flavor

Blend-Fruits, Blend-Spices, Plum

Aroma

Fresh aromas of red and black berries.

Taste

Red berry aromas, fruit-forward with firm tannins and plummy spice flavors.

Wine Ratings

91

James Suckling

Lots of fruity, dark-cherry aromas and flavors with undertones of lemon peel and zest. It’s medium-bodied with firm tannins and a lightly chewy texture at the finish.