Feudo Maccari Neré Nero d’Avola, Sicilia DOC

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Feudo Maccari
Grape Varieties
Nero d'Avola
Optimum Drinking
Within 4 years
Wine Style
Easy drinking characterful red
Alcohol by Volume
Style / Colour


About halfway between Avola (the town that lends its name to this grape variety) and Pachino (famed for its IGP Tomatoes) lie the south-facing vineyards of Feudo Maccari, where bush vine Nero d’Avola soaks up the near endless Sicilian sunshine. Here is a lovely vibrant example, with a succulent and juicy prune compote character, with notes of chocolate and warm spice.


The Nero d'Avola vines (average age 10-30 years) grow around 80m above sea level on a south-facing site. They are all 'albarello' (head-trained) bush vines - which are particularly suited to hot and windy climates. The grapes undergo 15 days of maceration and fermentation with regular punching-down of the cap. The wine is matured in stainless steel.

Tasting Note

Aromas of warm, ripe dark fruits with black cherry, plum and tarry, smoky notes. The palate is generous and fruit-forward with wild cherry and damson notes combining with spicy, dried fruit characters. A well structured wine with ripe tannins and fresh acidity, leading to an attractive bitter chocolate twist on the finish. An impressive example of Nero d'Avola, combining approachability with real interest, depth and complexity.

Food Match 

Great with full-flavoured meats such as roast lamb or beef.

The technical information on this wine is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. This information may be subject to change according to vintage

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