///Nero d’Avola

La Selezione

Nero d’Avola

DOC Sicilia

The Nero d'Avola of La Selezione Tenute Orestiadi grows near the old Gibellina. Black earth, as strong as the character of this wine with unforgettable notes.

Nero d'Avola
DOC Sicilia
Black soil up to 400 metres above sea level
Intense ruby ??red colour with violet hues
Wide and elegant bouquet, enhanced by hints of mineral and wild fruit with delicate hints of cherry
Sweet and soft taste, the tannins are perceptible and well-balanced. The aftertaste is fruity and armonic
Mature cheeses, lamb and pork stew, red tuna sfincione
The wine is aged for about 4 months in steel tanks and replaced for about 8-10 months in French oak tonneaux. Aging is completed inside the bottle lying on its side for about 6 months.
Medaglia d’Argento Mundus Vini 2016, Medaglia d’Oro International Wine Challenge 2016, Commended DECANTER 2016, Medaglia d’Oro Concorso Mondiale di Bruxelles 2016, Medaglia d’Oro Berliner Wein Trophy 2017

Black Soil

On the gentle hills of the Trapani hinterland, we find this type of land, rich in silt-clay substances, compact and resistant to drought. Thanks to its characteristics it appears to be the ideal habitat for the farming of many varieties, of both red and white grapes, and becomes for us the perfect soil for the cultivation of our Syrah and Nero d\'Avola. The latter is used as varietal as well as blended for Ludovico, wine dedicated to Ludovico Corrao and the jewel in the crown of the cellar.