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Tagliavia, 1,800 feet (550 m) above s.l.

Argille di Tagghia Via

Argille di Tagghia Via

Nero d’Avola DOC Sicilia 2021

This wine is the result of one of the most ancient Sicilian autochthonous vines, borns from the harsh clays of the central Sicilian highlands

Dedicated to the memory of Peppino Impastato, a young Sicilian murdered by the mafia in 1978, whose ideas still impassion those who love freedom.

Grape varieties

Nero d’Avola 100%

Appellation

Sicilia Denominazione d’Origine Controllata

Agronomic approach

Certified organic

Alcohol

13,21 %

Total acidity

6,06 g/l

pH

3,34

Harvesting technique

Manual harvest in boxes, second ten days of September

Wine-making

Destemming, 34-day maceration and fermentation in steel vats

Maturation

50% in steel vats and 50% in a 22 hl oak barrel for 6 months

Refinement

In bottle for 2 months

Production

10,000 750ml bottles and 20 Magnums

Soil

Highly impermeable; sub-alkaline pH, coherent structure, rich in clay (clay 42.8%, sand 37.2%, silt 20.0%), poor in limestone and organic content.