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Cusumano Nero Davola IGT Sicily 2005

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Grape: Nero d’Avola 40%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Zone of production: Nero d’Avola Butera (CL), Merlot Monreale (PA), Cabernet Sauvignon Salemi (TP) Exposure: Nero d’Avola to the south, Merlot to the south-east, Cabernet Sauvignon to the south,south-east Average age of vines: 10 years Cultivation: Espallier, at a density of 4,200 plants per hectare Production: 6000 kg. Grapes per hectare Grape harvest: Manual, in the first ten days of September Vinification: Elimination of stalks and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28°-30°C for 10 to 15 days. Malolactic fermentation in oak carati and fining in the same for 12 months, with successive fining in the bottle.

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Member Reviews for Cusumano Nero Davola IGT Sicily

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Snooth User: basilwino
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3.00 5
08/27/2009

I liked it for being 100% N d Avola but there are others. It's pretty alright. The red fruit aromas and easy enought to drink.


Snooth User: elwing
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2.00 5
08/05/2008

It was OK, but kind of bland


Snooth User: armybrat485
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1.50 5
05/04/2008

I thought I liked it at first, but it just seems to be very bitter.


Snooth User: TraumVineyards
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3.50 5
01/28/2008

Three and a half glasses



Grape: Nero d’Avola 40%, Merlot 30%, Cabernet Sauvignon 30% Zone of production: Nero d’Avola Butera (CL), Merlot Monreale (PA), Cabernet Sauvignon Salemi (TP) Exposure: Nero d’Avola to the south, Merlot to the south-east, Cabernet Sauvignon to the south,south-east Average age of vines: 10 years Cultivation: Espallier, at a density of 4,200 plants per hectare Production: 6000 kg. Grapes per hectare Grape harvest: Manual, in the first ten days of September Vinification: Elimination of stalks and fermentation at a controlled temperature of 28°-30°C for 10 to 15 days. Malolactic fermentation in oak carati and fining in the same for 12 months, with successive fining in the bottle.

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