2019 Architects of Wine Nero d'Avola

A finely honed Nero d'Avola from the Adelaide Hills, bursting with fruity freshness

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The Architects of Wine Nero d'Avola is a lovely expression of the grape, having spent 10 months in old oak and therefore not picking up any wood characters, so the fruit can shine. It shows great balance, with fine tannins, a silky texture and a freshness that make it a joy to drink, either now or in a few years.

Nero d'Avola is a black-skinned grape which has become the most widely planted grape on the island of Siciliy, Italy. One of the main benefits of Nero d'Avola is that it likes the heat, and unlike many other grape varieties, it retains its acidity as it ripens. Australian winemakers have quickly cottoned on to its versatility.

Variety: Nero d'Avola

Region: Adelaide Hills | Uraidla, SA

Closure: DIAM


Winemaking

Wild Fermentation

30% Whole Bunch

10-17 day maceration

10 months élevage in neutral French Oak

94 Points - "Sees around 30% whole bunch and comes from the Adelaide Hills. This feels like a serious, superior expression. Tartness, yes, game meat too. Pickled cherry, rose water, Italian herbs and anise. Tannins roll around in a wave and finish the wine with a light, chalky chew. It’s even, fresh, silky then attractively dry with wonderful, mouth-watering tart red berry fruitiness a feature. Delicious, detailed, wonderful expression, with restraint and freshness on hand. Benchmark stuff." - Mike Bennie (The Wine Front)

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