Sergio from the recognized Sicilian producer Barone Sergio. An innovative expression of the Nero d’Avola grape beautifully showing the union between the vineyards and the terroir. A mature and well balanced red wine.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Maturation||The wine was matured for 6-7 months in the tanks followed by 4-6 months in the bottles.|
|Bouquet||On the nose pleasant appeals of fresh grass with hints of dark cherry and sour cherry.|
|Taste||On the palate it is balanced, considerably long, showing good tannin and a structure that boasts considerable breadth.|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 18-20 C.|
In one of the most charming places in Eastern Sicily, the fertile Valley of Noto south of Siracusa, lies the Eloro DOC zone, one of the best suited for cultivation of the Nero d’Avola and Moscato di Noto grapes. Here lie the Le Mandrie and Gaudioso estates, which have been owned by the family of Baron Sergio for generations. A historical family estate that has been turned into a modern winery under the management of Baron Giovanni Sergio. The ancient outbuildings have been renovated and reorganised to house modern winemaking facilities. By employing modern technology and ancient knowledge it recovers the elegance of its native vine: Nero d’Avola.
The Nero d’Avola vines for the Sergio red wine grow in Barone Sergio‘s vineyards in the Valley of Noto close to Siracusa and near the sea in Southeastern Sicily at an altitude of 70 m. The grapes were harvested by hand, sorted and destalked followed by fermentation on the skins in stainless steel tanks. The wine was matured for 6-7 months in the tanks followed by 4-6 months in the bottles.
Longevity 3-5 years.