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Nero d'Avola Rosato (Sicily)

Nero D`Avola Rosato is from Sicily in South West Italy.

This ruby Rosé is made with the local grape Nero d' Avola.

Typical Flavors


Black Cherry
Black
Cherry
Pomegranate
Pomegranate
Strawberry
Strawberry
Plum
Plum

Citrus
Citrus
Rose
Rose Petals
Licorice
Licorice
Minerals
Minerals

Nero d'Avola Rosato flavors remind of dried flowers and summer fruit. Notes of Pineapple and Peach.

Profile

Nero d'Avola Rosato is a full bodied Rosé, dry and acidic. Some smooth tannins:

SUGARDry
BODYFull
FRUITMedium Plus
ACIDITYMedium Plus
Serving temperature:
10-12°C (50-54°F)

Food Pairing


Pizza
Pizza
Tapas
Antipasti
Charcuterie
Charcuterie
Seafood
Seafood

Paella
Pasta
Spicy Asian
Spicy
Tacos
Tex-Mex
Hamburger
Hamburger

Chicken
Chicken
Lamb
Lamb
Pork
Pork
Veal
Veal

Nero d'Avola Rosato has a well-balanced acidity, making it very versatile for food pairing.

It loves BBQ, Pasta and Spicy Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Pasta. Risotto. Cous Cous.
Tapenade. Bruschetta. Olive Oil.
Anchovy. Garlic. Safran. Herbs.
Grilled or Roasted Fish. Seafood. Paella. Fishcakes.
Tacos. Fajitas. Wrap. Quiche.
Cold Cuts. Charcuterie. Sausages.
Roasted Chicken. Turkey. Ham. Lamb. Veal.
BBQ. Grilled Pork. Hamburger.

Best Match Cuisine:
Mediterranean. Spicy Asian. Thai.
Mexican. Tex Mex. Moroccan. Indian Curry.

Cheese:
Goat. Sheep.
Medium Aged Cow Cheese.

Italian Specialities:
Antipasti (Finger Food).
Insalata Caprese (Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Basil).
Tagliere Salumi e Formaggi (Salami and Cheese Plate).
Cozze Gratinate (Gratinated Stuffed Mussels).
Pasta ai Frutti di Mare (Seafood Pasta).
Penne all'Arrabbiata (Pasta in Spicy Sauce).
Fritto Misto di Mare (Mixed Fried Seafood).
Spiedini e Arrosticini (Meat Skewer).
Porchetta (Roasted Pork Belly with Rosemary).

About Nero d'Avola Rosato

The pink color comes from a brief contact between the skins and the must.

The following DOCs produce Nero d'Avola Rosato in Sicilia:

Sicilia (Sicily)

Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean. The capital is Palermo.

It is known for old ruins, sandy beaches, seafood, and the Marsala dessert wine.

Sicily is also well respected for the dry wines of Etna and Vittoria.

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

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