100% Nero d'Avola, naturally
sweet from over-ripen grapes
Naturally sweet wine, product of a delicate withering of the
best grapes of Nero d'Avola selected in the vineyards of the
At first, this wine leaves us amazed, showing inklings of
sour-cherries, dry figs, red fruit jams and spices.
In the glass it is possible to appreciate the clearness and
the “value” firmly unique.
To the taste it is huge, full-bodied, wrapping and
It gives emotions never experienced in oenolgy thanks to a
sweetness in perfect balance with a delicate but yet
Ideal to match the black bittersweet 70%.
The grapes are marked and left to over ripe on the plant for
about 10 days, after which they are picked and laid down on
The clusters are overturned every 2 days so as to optimize
The fermentation occurs in steel tank for a period not
inferior to 3 months, stopping naturally around 13.5% in
volume with 100g/liter of unsolved sugar.
Peculiarity: the grapes that
give origin to the NIKAO are grown, picked up, worked and
vinified according to the “Greek handling”. As a matter of
fact, after long and careful studies of ancient texts and
countless checks “on the field”, the Producer believes to
have identified the production method of the ancient Greeks,
who chose these same lands (the Geloan fields which included
the plain and part of the hills of Licata) to produce those
wines which made them rich and prosper.
PASSITO OF NERO D'AVOLA IN THE WORLD!