Sigillo from the old Sicilian winery Azienda Avide – a mature and well developed beautiful ruby red wine. A wine that displays extensive aromas, along with intense notes of sweet elegant oak and ripe fruit. A full-bodied wine with outstanding tannins. The name Sigillo meaning seal is a hearitage from the early days of this winery symbolizing the commitment to produce high quality wines.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Grapes||Nero d’Avola 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon 50%|
|Maturation||8 - 12 months in oak barriques followed by many months in the bottles.|
|Bouquet||It displays extensive aromas, along with intense notes of sweet elegant oak, ripe fruit and chocolate.|
|Taste||Stunningly full-bodied on the palate, round, with tannins of outstanding softness|
|Pairs with||Slow-cooked rack of lamb, pappardelle with pork ragout, red meat and game. Serve at 18-20 °C|
The vines for the Sigillo red wine grow in Azienda Avide’s vineyards in a hilly area located at an altitude of 220 m. near the sea outside Comiso in the province of Ragusa in southeastern Sicily. The grapes were carefully sorted and softly pressed before the fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature. The wine matured 8 - 12 months in oak barriques followed by many months in the bottles before release.
A long lasting wine that will be drinkable for at least the next 5-10 years.