Country: Italy Region: Puglia
Varietal: Nero D'Avola
Vintage: 2015 Colour:Red Style:Dry
Producer: Sabino Russo
Messer Del Fauno is an artisanal Italian farm in Puglia where the best local wines and olive oils are produced. The Nero D'Avola expresses a rustic elegance and structure that is not often enough associated with wines from this region. Winemaker Sabino Russo crafts his wines with a respect and commitment to the varietals of this region. His Nero d’Avola from Sicily is grown in the right balance between sun and ocean breezes. And preventing the grapes from becoming overripe so the balance of the fruit flavors of blackberry, licorice and blueberry with healthy acidity creates a rich and elegant food wine.
Ageing Potential: Drink Now , Can Age 1-3 yrs
Pours opaque deep purple; very fragrant nose of ripe blackberry, some dark cherry, smoke and earth. In the mouth it’s soft and smooth, but with a good balanced acidity; nice ripe black and blueberry flavors with a bit of black coffee too.
Food Matches: Meats cooked with herbs / Wood Fired Pizza