Rio Favara Spaccaforno Nero d'Avola 2015
Manufacturer: Rio Favara
🍾 Spaccaforno Eloro Nero d'Avola
🏡 Rio Favara
🍇 Nero d'Avola
🛁 Manual and selective harvesting in the second 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. Minimum 12 months (80% tonneaux second passage, 20% third passage), further ageing in steel and then in the bottle for at least 12 months. Unfiltered and unclarified
👃🏻 Dried red flowers and jammy berries, dark spices and hints of mint, mineral and iodine
👅 Ameltingly fresh, balanced with almost salty notes, it is soft with rounded tannin
👍🏻 Serving temperature 16°-20°
💕 Grilled meats
😍 Siculo is
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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.