Full Review

Comera

Comera
2017 Nero d’Avola, Sicilia DOC

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pasta Pork

Category: Nero d’Avola

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$25

Comera
2017 Nero d’Avola, Sicilia DOC

Pair this wine with:
Lamb Pasta Pork

Category: Nero d’Avola

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14% RS: <1%
Dusty violet color. Aromas and flavors of ripe black plum, blueberry, wool, sweet cinnamon, and granite with a satiny, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a medium-length finish with light oak flavor. A solid Nero D’Avola with fruity flare.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: ripe black plum, blueberry, wool, sweet cinnamon, and granite
Taste Flavor: ripe black plum, blueberry, wool, sweet cinnamon, and granite
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Spaghetti Bolognese, Lamb Tagine, Souvlaki
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid Nero D'Avola with fruity flare.

The Importer

Votto Vines Importing, Inc.

The Importer
1004 Sherman Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
USA
1 203-910-8210

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Nero dAvola

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Nero d’Avola is a leading red variety of Sicily. It is produced in numerous locales across the island, with specialized plantings in the southeast, near the town of Noto. It is often bottled on its own, but it also works beautifully when blended with varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah. Nero d’Avola has a bright purple color, flavors of black plum and black cherry, and has moderate tannins, making it easily accessible upon release. The finest versions, however, stand the test of time and can drink well for a decade or longer. It pairs well with most red meats, game and aged cheeses.

Nero d’Avola is sometimes seen in the Noto DOC (if the grapes are from that area) or quite often in the Sicilia DOC designation.