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Tasca D'almerita Regaleali Nero D'avola

2017 | Italy | Sicily 750 ml | 13.00 %
  • Tastes like
  • Berry
  • Vanilla
  • Spice (mix)
  • Good with
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Its also
  • 90+
¥140
  • Buy 3 ¥126 and save 10%
  • Buy 6 ¥112 and save 20%
  • Product details

    Description

    Tasca d'Almerita were named 2019 European Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine. Founded in 1830, the Tasca d’Almerita family have been making wine on their estate in the hills of Sicily for 8 generations. 

    Bright, intense ruby red in colour, Tasca Regaleali Nero d'Avolashows lifted aromas of cherry, blueberry and vanilla. On the palate, it is complex and supple, with ripe berry flavors framed by silky tannins.  Herbaceous spice such as sage add further complexity leading into a beautifully balanced red wine. A delicious Sicilian red at a great value!
    Rated 90/100 by Wine Enthusiast. 

    Variety Description

    Nero d'Avola

    Nero d'Avola is the most important red wine grape in Sicily. It is named after Avola in the far south of Sicily and its wines are compared to New World Shirazes, with sweet tannins and plum or peppery flavours.

    Country Description

    Italy

    Italy is home to some of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world, and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Italy, closely followed by France, is the world’s largest wine producer by volume. Italy's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MIPAAF), has documented over 350 grapes and granted them "authorised" status. There are more than 500 other documented varieties in circulation as well. Some of the more famous grapes include Pinot Grigio, Trebbiano, Garganega, Nero d'Avola, Sangiovese and Corvina. Grapes are grown all the way from Peidmont and Veneto in north, through Tuscany all the way including Sicily in the south.The three most iconic Italian wines are Barolo, Barbaresco, and Brunello di Montalcino.

    Region Description

    Sicily

    Sicily is Italy's southernmost region, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. For more than 2500 years Sicily has been a significant center of Mediterranean viniculture, although the reputation and style of its wines has changed significantly over that time. Although once famous for sweet Muscats, and later fortified Marsala, the island's best known wines are now its dry table wines produced under the regional IGT title, Terre Siciliane. The key grape varieties are a combination of 'native' varieties (those historically cultivated on the island) and newer, more fashionable imports. Nero d’Avola and Catarratto are the most important natives. A large proportion of what remains on the island is used to make Marsala, for which it is joined by the white varieties Grillo and Inzolia.