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Cusumano Nero d'Avola 2018

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750ML / 13.5% ABV
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750ML / 13.5% ABV

Winemaker Notes

Deep ruby red, with violet reflections. Fresh aromas of red and black berries. Fruit-forward with firm tannins and plummy spice flavors. Nero D’Avola grapes are manually selected in the rich, white soil vineyards of San Giacomo, which produces a refreshing fruit-forward wine that pairs perfectly with meat-based meals and especially with your favorite pizza. 


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Elderberries, dried spices, blackberry crumble and raspberry cheesecake complete the picture of a fruity, attractive wine. Medium-bodied, round and spicy, heaping on endearing blue and dark fruit aplenty. Drink now.

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The Cusumano winery was established in 2001, when brothers Alberto and Diego, took over the management of the company from their father, Francesco. From day one, the philosophy behind Cusumano has been to emphasize the importance of terroir knowledge, investment in innovative technology, and above all, passion for winemaking. 

 

With the help of an intimate knowledge of the Sicilian terrain and consultant winemaker Mario Ronco, the Cusumano wines are made with 100% estate grown fruit from 4 different territories throughout Sicily, many with grapes that are indigenous to Sicily such as Nero d’Avola and Insolia. The Cusumano family is committed to creating wines that showcase these distinct regions, resulting in the brand becoming the #1 Sicilian wine in the US with 90+ ratings year over year. They were also among the first to adopt innovative glass stoppers, which are easy to open, re-usable and keep the wine fresh.

 

"Wine, just like people, shows a distinct personality when put it in the right context. That’s why we have travelled all around Sicily in search of the most suitable lands for diverse and high-quality viticulture. The extraordinary variety our land offers is a gift we welcome with devotion and transform into experience. Diversity is a virtue which we cultivate and share with passion." -Diego Cusumano


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A large, geographically and climatically diverse island, just off the toe of Italy, Sicily has long been recognized for its fortified Marsala wines. But it is also a wonderful source of diverse, high quality red and white wines. Steadily increasing in popularity over the past few decades, Italy’s fourth largest wine-producing region is finally receiving the accolades it deserves and shining in today's global market.

Though most think of the climate here as simply hot and dry, variations on this sun-drenched island range from cool Mediterranean along the coastlines to more extreme in its inland zones. Of particular note are the various microclimates of Europe's largest volcano, Mount Etna, where vineyards grow on drastically steep hillsides and varying aspects to the Ionian Sea. The more noteworthy red and white wines that come from the volcanic soils of Mount Etna include Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio (reds) and Carricante (whites). All share a racy streak of minerality and, at their best, bear resemblance to their respective red and white Burgundies.

Nero d’Avola is the most widely planted red variety, and is great either as single varietal bottling or in blends with other indigenous varieites or even with international ones. For example, Nero d'Avola is blended with the lighter and floral, Frappato grape, to create the elegant, Cerasuolo di Vittoria, one of the more traditional and respected wines of the island.

Grillo and Inzolia, the grapes of Marsala, are also used to produce aromatic, crisp dry whites. Pantelleria, a subtropical island belonging to the province of Sicily, specializes in Moscato di Pantelleria, made from the variety locally known as Zibibbo.

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