Rio Favara Nzu Nero d'Avola 2011
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Manufacturer: Rio Favara
🍾Nzu Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane
🏡 Rio Favara
🍇 Nero d'Avola
🛁 Manual and selective harvesting in the third week of September; the grapes are only destemmed, without crushing, for subsequent fermentation of the must in large-diameter glass-cement vats with indigenous yeasts and frequent pumping over and punching down. In the cellar for a minimum of 12 months: (90% new barriques and tonneaux, 10% second passage), followed by ageing in the bottle for at least 6 months. Unfiltered and unclarified
👃🏻 Withered red flowers and jammy berries, hints of wild herbs and dark spices, iodine and mineral notes
👅 Full and enveloping, soft and balanced
👍🏻 Serving temperature 18°-20°.
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Riofavara is a family business located in the Val di Noto. The winery dates back to 1920, only becoming a wine-growing estate in 1994.
A small winery, 16 hectares in total distributed over 6 plots in the most vocated districts of the territory. The company produces wines from natural-organic agriculture, 'wines that bear the name of the territory because they are territory'.
Fertilisation is done using Modican manure with the addition of wine-making by-products, the only Sicilian company to start this practice.
In the winery, the grapes are processed using modern winemaking techniques, soft pressing, the white musts are
The first company to have worked on the self-selection of Nero d'Avola native yeasts. Control of fermentation temperatures, maceration with the skins for the reds, often until complete alcoholic fermentation.
The important reds are matured in oak barrels without filtration and tartaric stabilisation, for the whites only filtration is carried out.