Cusumano Nero d'Avola 2006

Nero d'Avola from Sicily, Italy

Price: $10.79
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The 2012 vintage is available for: $14.99
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Item No. 92860
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 2007
  • ST88

Winemaker's Notes

Cusumano's Nero d'Avola is grown near the heart of the island of Sicily. It is on the easy drinking side of the spectrum of Nero d'Avola production as a fruit driven offering with light spice and creaminess on the finish. Its unmistakable personality is a combination of black cherry and strawberry preserves and juniper berries on the nose.

Enjoy now or age for another 5-7 years. Try with lamb chops or rare meats.

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Rating:
(9/24/2010)
First had this in The Olive Garden and was blown away. The price had me assuming it would be a small wine, but since then I always try to keep a bottle around. And my wife, who is not much of a wine drinker, is usually the one who opens it.
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Learn About Cusumano

Cusumano's wines come from premium sites all over Sicily, and are produced at the Partinico (straight west of Palermo) based family winery by third generation winemakers and brothers Diego and Alberto Cusumano. They craft wines of the 'new' Sicily typified by outstanding varietal expression, rich flavors, and a sensuality that could only be born under the Sicilian sun. Wine...

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Learn About Sicily

(SIH-sih-lee) Sicily makes a lot o' wine. From Marsala, the sweet, fortified wine of the region, to up-and-coming Nero d'Avola, this hot and hilly region is diverse. Sicily was at one time more quantity focused than quality, and while it's still producing a great deal of wine, the quality coming out is much better. With poor soil (great for grapes), warm sunshine, little...

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Learn About Nero d'Avola

Nero d'Avola (NEH-roe Dah-VOE-lah) Sicilian Style Sicily, the warm island off the coast of Italy, has found its grape hero. Nero d'Avola has long been the indigenous grape variety of the area, but was originally relegated as a blending agent to add color and body to other wines of the region. In the past few decades, Nero d'Avola has come into...

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