Country and Region:
IGT Terre Siciliane
Grape Varieties :
Nero d'Avola | Syrah
The Benuara vineyards are located in the Alcamese district in the province of Trapani at an altitude of 820ft above sea level. The total area encompasses 172 acres of clay-based soils that produce highly structured wines.
The Néro d'Avola (70%) and Syrah (30%) grapes are hand-harvested and destemmed on arrival at the winery followed by cold maceration for 2 days. Traditional fermentation with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel, followed by ageing in stainless steel (80%) and in 20HL barrels.
Commended - Sommelier Wine Awards 2017, 2014 vintage: 90 points - James Suckling, 90 points - Wine Enthusiast, Due Bicchieri - Gambero Rosso, 4 Grappoli - Duemilavini