Nero d’Avola

  • Grape
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Sicily's most important red wine variety is often likened to Cabernet Sauvignon due to its full-bodied style and flavors of black cherry and tobacco.

Full-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Black Cherry

  • Black Plum

  • Licorice

  • Tobacco

  • Chili Pepper

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Full
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium-High
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeOversized
  • Decant 1 Hour
  • Ageability10+ years
  • Avg Price $21.00

Food Pairing

With its bold fruit flavors and robust tannin, Nero d’Avola is a great wine to match with rich meaty meats. Some classic pairings include oxtail soup and beef stew.

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