Available
VDN29

Ilex

Nero d'Avola

Ilex
27,00 €

Ilex is our red IGT from Nero d’Avola grapes. It displays an intense ruby red colour with purple hues; strong and persistent in flavours, with intense notes of red fruits and vanilla. On the palate the wine shows a refined and harmonic taste, elegant and delicate, but also persistent and supported with a good and pleasant acidity. Ilex is well paired with red meats and cheese, and served at a suggested temperature of 18° C.

Specifications
  • WINE

    IGT (Typical Geographic Indication) - Sicily

  • GRAPE VARIETIES

    100% Nero d'Avola, grown as a non-irrigated sapling

  • PRODUCTION AREA

    Caltagirone (Catania) Italy

  • ALTITUDE

    325 metres a.s.l.

  • TYPE OF SOIL

    Mediterranean red sands

  • TYPE OF CULTIVATION

    Bush-trained

  • PLANT DENSITY

    9,000 vines per hectare

  • AGE OF VINEYARD

    13 years

  • CLIMATE

    Mediterranean with hot, dry, windy summers and a good diurnal temperature variation.

  • RIPENING AND HARVESTING

    September, manual harvesting

  • VINIFICATION METHOD

    Destemming and pressing

  • MACERATION

    6 days in stainless steel fermentation tanks

  • AGING (type of barrels)

    Steel

  • BOTTLING

    6 months after the harvest

  • QUANTITY PRODUCED (in bottles)

    1500 75 cl bottles

  • COLOUR

    Ruby red with purple hues

  • AROMA

    Of red fruit

  • TASTE

    Fruity, harmonious, persistent to the taste, supported by a pleasant acidity

  • ALCOHOL CONTENT

    12,5%

  • TEMPERATURE OF SERVICE

    18 °C

  • SERVING TEMPERATURE

    An excellent accompaniment to red meats and cheeses.

  • STORING

    Lay the bottle down in a cool room with a stable temperature not in excess of 18° C

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