2018 Architects of Wine Nero d'Avola

Small-batch Nero d'Avola that's fresh and delightful.

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Nero d’Avola is definitely on the rise across Australia. With our hot climate just getting hotter, red grapes that not only survive, but thrive in these conditions, become much sought-after.

Here though we have a cooler-climate expression from the Adelaide Hills, by architect turned winemaker David Caporaletti. Lots of red stuff going on here, cherries, redcurrants, and a touch of liquorice, all of that hue. It’s savoury at the same time, with spice and a great tannin acid combo that highlights its cool-climate credentials.

A really nice change of pace from the McLaren Vale dominated offerings of Aussie Nero that we’ve grown to love.

Wild fermented with a portion whole-bunch. 10-15 days skin-maceration before pressing off into neutral oak.

20 PPM SO2 added at bottling.

93 Points - "An exciting project from South Australia extrapolated by winemaker Dave Caporaletti. Here's nero from Adelaide Hills. This is typically cherry-imbued, indeed, riddled with really attractive sweet-sour cherry notes and even the kind of skinsy texture you get from biting into younger cherries. So much cherry. Scents head into maraschino land while flavours are much more pretty-sour. Texture is great, a crunchiness and a chew, tangy acidity lending a minerally spark and good length in mouth-watering finish. It feels controlled, fine and fresh. It's a straight up delight."- Mike Bennie (Winefront)

92 Points - "This has a very vibrant, succulent feel with supple and attractively silky cherries on the palate. Such a velvety, elegant rendition of the variety with great focus and purity. Long, cherry and blackcurrant finish. Drinks like a Cru Bojo. Drink now." - Nick Stock (James Suckling)

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