SHERAZADE, NERO D'AVOLA
Name

SHERAZADE, NERO D'AVOLA

Producer
Year
2017
Blend
NERO D'AVOLA
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Nero d’Avola "Sherazade" Donnafugata is a Sicilian red wine that well embodies the Mediterranean spirit of one of the most important productive realities of the entire southern Italy. A product that is a lively expression of the territory, made from one of the most typical and representative red grape varieties of the island's winemaking tradition, Nero d'Avola. This "Sherazade", whose name derives from one of the protagonists of the collection of short stories "The Thousand and One Nights" to which Donnafugata dedicates part of its labels, is striking for the perfect balance that is found between nose and smell. A bottle that gives us a fresh, genuine and carefree drink.

The "Sherazade" red wine from the Donnafugata winery comes from a careful selection of Nero d'Avola, a Sicilian native grape variety that is grown in vineyards located on clayey soils at a height of between 200 and 450 meters above sea level ; after collection, alcoholic fermentation takes place in steel containers, macerating for 6-8 days and also carrying out malolactic fermentation. Then the refinement, carried out in steel for about 4 months, and the bottling follow.

The "Sherazade" by Donnafugata is a Nero d'Avola which in the glass shows a bright ruby ​​red color, with some purple reflections in the nail. The range of perfumes that propagates on the nose is centered on fruity notes of cherry and plum, alternating with light hints of sweet spices and minerals. On the palate it is full-bodied, tactile, characterized by a fresh sip in perfect taste-olfactory correspondence and by a velvety tannin. It is a very versatile label from a gastronomic point of view, which accompanies different types of dishes and recipes: the only important thing is to always have a good supply of them!