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ITALY - Fondo Antico Nero D'Avola

$28.00 - $315.00

Sicily is famed for its Baroque architecture, citrus fruits and marsala. It is also home to a modern and vibrant wine industry, growing both traditional varieties like nero d'avola as well as cabernet, shiraz and chardonnay. Nero d'avola is one of the finest indigenous red grapes of Sicily and has a capacity to age. Made to drink young it has an appealing fruitiness which Aussie drinkers find delicious.

Fondo Antico Nero D'Avola is a juicy, slurpy, medium-bodied red and was a highlight of a recent tasting of Italian wines. It has brilliant aromas of cherry/raspberry mingling with aromatic white pepper. Amazingly smooth yet lively and very engaging, in part due to the absence of oak - the fruit is pure and focused. Absolute bargain.


 

Pinot Shop is located in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia at 135 Paterson Street down at the river end near Cataract Gorge, Stillwater Restaurant and The Mill Providore. We specialise in the best of premium pinot noir as grown so beautifully in the cool climes of Tasmania, New Zealand and southern parts of the big Australian continent. Our love for pinot extends to its sibling styles pinot gris and grigio and fizzy cousins sparkling wine and Champagne, even when they don’t contain pinot noir. That’s not to say we’ve become too exclusive - we also stock an interesting range of delicious wines for those (rare) times when you’re not drinking pinot…
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