2016 Santa Cecilia, Planeta
100% Nero D''Avola
FOOD MATCHING NOTE:
Full flavoured pasta dishes, beef, lamb and tripe. Sicilian cookery: Cheese and tomato soup, couscous with beef and lamb, tripe with aubergines, liver in breadcrumb, kid with egg and cheese broth. Sicilian cheese: Fiore sicano.
Deep and rich in colour, almost opaque with an intense nose of spice, chocolate and plums. On the palate the wine is well balanced with ripe, spicy fruit and a savoury character. The finish is long and elegant.