The Benuara is a lovely fruity everyday wine from Sicilian top producer Cusumano. This wine shows that Cusumano can express the best of Sicily and its many nuances. An intense and vibrant wine, always fine and endowed with the complexity that only the best vineyards are able to offer.
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|Classification||Terre Siciliane I.G.T.|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Nero d’Avola 70% e Syrah 30%.|
|Maturation||80% in stainless steel tanks and 20% in large wooden barrels.|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, pizza, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The vines for this Nero d'Avola and Syrah red wine grow in Cusumano’s vineyards in Monreale near Palermo. The grapes were manually harvested, sorted, and destemmed followed by the alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel tanks. After fermentation the wine was aged some months in steel tanks and oak barrels before bottling.
Colour: Dark ruby red.
Bouquet: On the nose it expresses a fruity profile of blackberry, cherry, currant, embellished with slightly spicy and slightly vegetal hints.
Taste: On the palate it is full, rich, soft, warm and enthralling. Closes with a finish of excellent persistence.
Longevity 3-5 years.