Pinot Nero is a demanding grape variety of sensual charm and the area of Mount Etna and the Vajasindi estate is the only area in the whole of Sicily to possess the ideal conditions for this difficult grape variety. Nawàri is a single varietal wine produced from Pinot Nero grapes that expresses the distinctive features of the land from which it originates and for this reason constitutes a unique experience; a wine of rare elegance with a strong, distinctive personality. Recommended with red meat dishes and mature cheeses. Serving temperature 17°-18° C.
North-east Sicily, on the slopes of Etna, in the valley of the river Alcantara on the Vajasindi estate.
Typical geographical indication (IGT Sicilia).
From 600 to 800 meters above sea level.
Vertical shoot positioning trellised vines with a high plant density per hectare and low yield per plant.
Cold winters with snowfall, cool springs and dry summers.
By hand, at full ripening (late September).
Traditional de-stemming and maceration for 6-8 days at 26° – 30° C.
For about 12 months in quality French, fine-grained oak barriques.
After bottling for at least six months in cellar at controlled temperature (15°-16° C.) to develop the bouquet.
Ruby red with soft violet hints.
Complex, intense, with touches of small red fruit and elegant notes of spices and vanilla.
Warm, velvety, with good acidity and structure and evident but balanced tannin.
13,0 % – 13,5 % vol.
17° – 18° C.
Red meat dishes and mature cheeses.
Reclined bottle in a cool place (15°C.), with low humidity.
More than 5 years if kept in cellars with suitable conditions.
1st year of production: