Sicilian wines are some of the most important and prestigious wines in the world. They are considered among the best European wines, especially the red wine “Terre Siciliane”. Were the first The first Greek settlers were who started to grow grapes in the Italian island.
The most famous Terre Siciliane red wines_*
Below are two of the most well-known wines of this Denomination of Origin, both nationally and internationally. It is very worthwhile to try them, since they are capable of transmitting by themselves the true essence of Sicily.
One of the defining features of this wine from Sicily is that the grapes do not come from a specific area of the Italian island, but from vineyards grown along it. The grapes are fermented in stainless steel vats for a period of between eight and ten days. Once this period of time has elapsed, the wine is transferred to stainless steel containers, where it is cold-filtered; That is the reason why it is common to find some type of sediment in the bottom of the bottle.
It is a wine with a lot of body, with an alcohol content between 13 and 15%, and it features a ruby red colour with some purple reflections. Perfect to pair with red meat dishes.
Firriato Chiaramonte Nero d'Avola_*
Firriato Chiaramonte created the Firriato brand in the mid-80s in the Trapani countryside, one of the most wonderful places in Italy, with a great agricultural and viticultural tradition. This red wine is made with the best bunches of Nero d'Avola and has an alcohol content of around 13%. A very soft drink, but at the same time quite powerful. The end is fruity, the aroma is extremely intense, with fruity notes of plum, blackberry, cherry and cranberry, with touches of cloves, black pepper, licorice and chocolate.
To taste it and enjoy it to the fullest, it is advisable to match it with pasta and grilled meats.
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TASTING NOTES OF Corte Dei Mori Terre Siciliane Nero D'Avola 1L 2016 : View: ruby red. Nose: aromas of cherries, a hint of eucalyptus. Mouth: juicy and fruity. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane. VINES: Corte Dei Mori GRAPES: Nero d'Avola. WINE PAIRING: pasta...
TASTING NOTES: View: Casa Vinicola Minini Tasari Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane 2016 has a deep ruby and crystal-clear red colour. Nose: Powerful aroma with nuances of red fruits such as strawberry and raspberry, clear notes of liquorice, and some dairy....
“<p>Tasari Nero D'Avola is full-bodied, with flavours of mature red fruits, dried prunes and earthy herbs. <p><p>The tannins are soft and smooth, giving this wine a velvety mouthfeel.<p>”
...blueberries and cherries. Mouth: Full, velvety and persistent, with the aim of an elegant overall harmony. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane VINEYARD: Feudi of the Pisciotto GRAPES: Nero d'Avola AGEING: For 10 months in new barrels 50% and 50% second use and...
TASTING NOTES OF Duca di Salaparuta Sciaranera Pinot Nero 2016 : View: ruby. Nose: aromas of red fruits, jam, sensations of field flowers and white pepper. Mouth: soft and round sorbet with delicate tannins, velvety with good persistence. APPELLATION:...
“Reddish towards brown colour. This Duca di Salaparuta Sciaranera Pinot Nero had good scents of red fruits.It predominated roasted flavours.
I definetely wouldn't pair this wine with fish dishes.
I like to surprise my family with this wine.”
Nerello Mascalese, Petit Verdot, Syrah, Nero D'Avola
...spicy hints (liquorice). Mouth: Soft and enveloping, with very fine tannins. Final long and tasty. DENOMINATION OF ORIGIN: Terre Siciliane VINEYARD: Donnafugata GRAPES: Nero d'Avola, Petit Verdot, Syrah, other grapes. AGING: 14 months in new French oak...
“TASTING NOTES OF Donnafugata Mille e Una Notte Contessa Entellina 2014:View: Bright red ruby.Nose: Aromas of soft snuff and cocoa with delicious notes of black cherries and blackberriesMouth: refreshing flavors of black cherries and blackberries with elegant tannins.APPELLATION: Donnafugata Mille...”
TASTING NOTES: View: Intense dark red. Nose: sweet black cherry, chocolate souffle, currants and cherries. Mouth: pure, rich fruity aromas and cherry, fine tannins harmony. A final full-bodied, charming. APPELLATION: Rosso Sicilia.VINEYARD: Donna Fugata.GRAPES:...
“Red with great structure and complexity, intense and elegant, offers an enveloping bouquet in which we can recognize hints of fruit, sweet, ripe, of balsamic and floreali.Omaggio ideal for your friends wine lovers, we recommend the Arabian Nights as the protagonist an elegant dinner and your most...”
“I drank it together with my sister.
This wine is of a very attractive cherry colour. Scents of raspberry. Good acidity for my taste.
The Passopisciaro Terre Siciliane Rosso Rampante even grades up pairing it with a delicious Iberian ham.”
“The Terre Sicilian Nero d'Avola black Feudo Maccari is located in vineyards located in the municipality of Syracuse Noto, in the heart of south-east Sicily. It is produced exclusively from Nero d'Avola grapes, which ferment, with maceration on the skins for about 15 days. The wine then aged in...”
...final is long lasting and refreshing, with strong flavors. APPELLATION: Sicily, Italy. VINEYARD: Tenute Orestiadi. GRAPES: Nerello Mascalese. AGEING: in barrels of French and American oak. PREPARATION: The grapes are harvested manually; the best of the...
“Molino a Vento Nerello Mascalese Orestiadi is a wine produced with 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes from Tenute Orestiadi winery in the area of Gibellina in Sicily. The hills of Gibellina where the vineyards stand are at an altitude of between 100 and 300 m asl. The soils of these hills are...”
...Nose: aromas of ripe black fruit, black pepper and vanilla. Mouth: rich and spicy with a well-rounded end. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane. GRAPES: Syrah. PAIRING: meat, lamb and pasta dishes. ALCOHOL: 13%
TASTING NOTES: View: vibrant red as the sunsets in Sicily. Nose: aromas of plum jam, notes of herbs and spices like thyme and licorice. Mouth: structured, intense and harmonious, a great mix of wood and tannin wine. APPELLATION: Terre Siciliane....
“Nero d'Avola is the most important red wine grape in Sicily and is one of Italy's most important indigenous varieties. It is named after Avola in the far south of Sicily and its wines are compared to New World Shiraz, with sweet tannins and plum or peppery flavours.
Messer Del Fauno Nero D'Avola...”