Nero d'Avola Tenuta Sallier de la Tour - Tasca d'Almerita 2020

Nero d'Avola Sallier de la Tour Estate - Tasca d'Almerita is an intense and full-bodied Sicilian red wine, coming from the province of Palermo and aged for a total of 12 months, between barriques and steel tanks. It expresses aromas of ripe and fleshy fruit, with intense notes of mixed spices and licorice, revealing itself in a full and enveloping sip, with a persistent trail of blackberries.

Characteristics

Denomination

Sicilia DOC

Grape varieties

Nero d'Avola 100%

Category

Red Wines

Region

Sicily (Italy)

Alcohol content

13.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

Uve provenienti dalla Tenuta Pernice, nel comune di Monreale

Vinification

Alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature for 20 days

Aging

12 months in 30% French oak barrels and 70% in steel tanks

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2018
92 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
16°-18°C
Glass
Large goblet
Large goblet

Perfect for red wines with good structure and intensity, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it for 3-4 years

RED WINE NERO D'AVOLA TENUTA SALLIER DE LA TOUR - TASCA D'ALMERITA 2020 DESCRIPTION

Colour Intense and full ruby red

Scent Fresh and fruity notes of strawberries on a background of mixed spices and licorice

Taste Full and fruity, intense and enveloping with diffused tannins and a blackberry finish

producer: Tasca d'Almerita

Main wines
Rosso del Conte, Nero d'Avola, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grillo, Catarratto, Spumante Metodo Classico
Foundation year
1830
Hectares of vineyards
370.2
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
2.124.000 bt
Address
Contrada Regaleali, 90020 - Sclafani Bagni (PA)

Perfect to drink with

  • Blue Cheese
  • Red Meat Stew
  • Ham and salami
  • Aged Cheese
  • Pasta Bolognese