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Assuli Besi Nero d'Avola

2020 Bottle of Emendis Cabro Xarelo Still White Wine sold by Keystone Importers in Philadelphia

Vineyard Assuli

Vintage 2014

Country Italy

Region Sicily

Type Still Red

Varietals 100% Nero d'Avola

Alcohol 14.5%

Winemaking medium texture soil rich of stone and pebbles with a good mineral endowment. spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha)

Climate is insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers

Harvest Period from the end of September to the first week of October, depending each year on the tipening of the grapes Vinification soft pressing and destemming from 25 up to 30 days of maceration, depending on the vintage. Extraction through traditional pumpings at a temperature of 26°/28°C

Aging 18 months in large oak barrels followed by ageing in bottle for 6 months


Smooth and well-balanced single vineyard Nero d’Avola with intense scents of ripe red fruit, graphite, rue and violet. Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues. Olfactory: intense aromas of ripe red fruit, with notes of graphite, rue and violet. Taste: good balance and soft tannins. excellent with roasted meat and medium-aged cheese


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