Grapes: 80% Nero d’Avola, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Color: Concentrated red with purple reflections.
Bouquet: Intense aromas of blackberry, raspberry and cranberry with hints of liquorice, plum and vanilla.
Flavor: Refined wine of great depth; restrained use of oak adds a layer of complexity to this structured wine.
Selected Nero d’Avola and Cabernet Sauvignon are vinified and matured separately in French oak, 8 months and 12 months, respectively. Once blended, the wine is matured an additional 4 months in barriques and then bottle refined for 8 months.
|Pastas with meat sauce, grilled meats, game and aged cheeses; also pairs wells with grilled fish and tuna or swordfish steaks.
|Celebrated for its hot sunny climate, historic monuments and rich culinary tradition, Sicily has been producing rich flavored and full-bodied wines since Greek and Roman times. Well known for its warm Mediterranean climate, hot sun, intense sun-light, and fertile soil, Sicily has blossomed into one of the world’s most promising wine regions.
Arancio cultivates its own grapes in two large estates along the windy south coast of the island. A total of 1,700 acres of estate vineyards are planted in single varietal fields in order to offer 100% single varietal wines to the final consumer.
Arancio’s new state-of-the-art facilities are utilized to take full advantage of what this bountiful land has to offer. A new generation of talented and passionate Sicilian winemarkers and vineyard managers produce Arancio wines that are consistent representations of Sicilian and International varietals grown in the hot Sicilian climate. Arancio wines are well reviewed by all major international magazines, year after year.