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2018 Poggio Anima Nero d’Avola Asmodeus

Sicily, Italy

Supremely slurpable Sicilian Nero d'Avola. "Classic Nero at a very keen price." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

$19.00

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Classic Nero at a very keen price.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

The Asmodeus is the perfect entry-level Nero d'Avola out of the variety's spiritual home in the south of Italy.

Made by acclaimed Montalcino winemaker, Riccardo Campinoti, it's a soft, slurpy, sweetly-fruited red with a lip-smacking finish.

According to Poggio Anima, "In the Book of Tobias, an ancient Hebrew text, Asmodeus is the Demon of Lust." An apt name for this lush, seductive red.

Tip top buying for your next pizza night, this juicy red wine wine delivers plenty of bang for your buck.

Winemaker Riccardo Campinoti
Winemaker Riccardo Campinoti
Tuscany, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

In the Book of Tobias, an ancient Hebrew text, Asmodeus is the Demon of Lust. It is said that when Cain killed Abel, Adam and Eve separated for 130 years. During this time, Adam was tempted by Naamah and Lillith, two demons of prostitution. Asmodeus is the offspring of the relationship between Naamah and Adam. Of all of the varietals of Italy, Nero d’Avola is as lustful and pleasurable as it gets. Rich, peppery and opulent. It has many of the same characteristics of Syrah and is the most important grape of Sicily.

WINEMAKING
After a much needed few hours in a refrigerated space, the grapes were destemmed and cold soaked on the skins for 12-13 days. A gentle pressing to stainless steel tank where they were vinified. The wine then spends 3 months in used French and American oak barrels, which gives a little more structure. It finishes back in tank to integrate.

Blend : Nero d'Avola (100%)
ABV : 13%
Closure : Screw Cap
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Riccardo Campinoti
Riccardo Campinoti
Tuscany, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

DDS review

"Dark garnet. Notes of ripe plums, leather, garrigue and pepper on the nose, with ripe black cherry and a touch of candied berry on the palate. Finishes with fruit sweetness and a licorice note with soft gripping tannins to hold it all together." - Poggio Anima

91Points
The Wine Front

"New leather, sage, black jellybeans, dusty spices, cherry. It’s medium-bodied, crisp, savoury, fruit sweet all at once, fine dusty tannin, even flow and a juicy sage brushed finish. Classic Nero at a very keen price. Yummo." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

Delivery

Delivery is Free for any order of $99 or more, or just $10 for any orders less than $99. There is no minimum order quantity and you can mix and match as much as you like. Make your perfect mixed pack! In Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Byron Bay we deliver with our own vans. All other areas are serviced by Australia Post.

Sydney Metro orders in the Pink Zone will be delivered the next day 5 days per week, Monday through Friday. Orders in the Blue Zone will be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Everything outside these zones will be delivered by Australia Post.

Melbourne Metro orders are picked up at 12pm from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and delivered the following day in Melbourne (Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri). Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Melbourne Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Brisbane Metro orders are picked up from our Sydney warehouse every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 12pm and delivered on Thursday or Friday. Please refer to this map to see if your address is considered Brisbane Metro here. Everything outside of this zone will be dispatched next business day with Australia Post.

Australia Wide Deliveries To the rest of Australia we use Australia Post. The Australia Post Collection Truck picks up orders from our Sydney warehouse every weekday at midday. If your order is placed before 12pm we’ll get it on the truck that day. Delivery times vary considerably with Australia Post and unfortunately there is no Express Delivery Option for wine (because it is fragile and heavy). PLEASE NOTE that we are currently seeing significant delays in the Australia Post delivery network. Strict government health and safety requirements and very high parcel volumes are causing significant backlogs at the main NSW and VIC sorting facilities. Orders are still arriving safe and sound but you may notice slower delivery times and less frequent scanning updates than usual.

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FaQs

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