Nero d’Avola is “the most important red wine grape in Sicily and one of Italy’s most important indigenous varieties. It is named after Avola in the far south of Sicily, and its wines are compared to New World Shirazes, with sweet tannins and plum or peppery flavours.
It was on a holiday in Sicily that Christa Deans fell in love with this varietal, one that does well in a hot and dry climate – therefore perfect for the Barossa Valley! The Rolf Binder vineyard team set to work, grafting Nero d’Avola cuttings onto 25 year old rootstock in the Binder Estate ‘Riedl’ vineyard at Vine Vale. Just one hectare is now giving us enough fruit to produce roughly 110 dozen bottles.
A wine that is vibrant and juicy, perfect for hot summer drinking. Also deliciously refreshing with a light chill to enhance the bright fruit flavours.
Currently SOLD OUT. Stay tuned for the next release which will only be available through mail order or directly from our cellar door tasting room.
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