Category Archives: Nero d’Avola

The Wines of Donnafugata

During our recent trip to Sicily I had the opportunity to visit with the team at Donnafugata both on the main island in Marsala and on the small and windswept island of Pantelleria. The wines run the spectrum from fresh, … Continue reading

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ndam and sicilia

Baglio di Pinaetto, Sicilia IGT, Cembali, Nero d’Avola 2004 Unfortunately this bottle was corked. The grapes were sourced from the Noto region of Sicilia. 14% $36 at Traverso’s Baglio di Pianetto Cusumano, Sicilia IGT Sagana 2005 There’s plenty of raisined … Continue reading

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Sicilian Reds

This flight shows two budget Island reds with different personalitites. Nero d’Avola also goes by the moniker Calabrese. Feudo Arancio Sicilia IGT Nero d’Avola 2005 This wine carries on value shown in the 2003. One of the class described the … Continue reading

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