Category Archives: Nero d’Avola

Cusumano Sicily Sagana – 2007 – 9.2 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine is completely and nothing but Nero de Avola.  If you thought Nero de Avola was a wine to have only with pizza or pasta then you might be mistaken.  This is a Sicilian steak wine; completely dark and … Continue reading

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Archeo Nero d’Avola – 2007 – 8.6 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

This wine gives bright notes of cranberry-cherry, pepper and pecan. *** A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of my wine reviews: jamesthewineguy.wordpress.com © 2009 James Meléndez / Jaime Patricio Meléndez All Rights … Continue reading

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Epicuro Nero d’Avola – 2007 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

The Nero d’Avola grape is nearly synonymous with Sicily and indigenous to Italy.  Nero means black and the southeast Sicillian village of it’s origin is Avola hence Nero d’Avola.   It’s a long name but a formidable wine low alcohol 13% … Continue reading

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Arancio Nero d’Avola Sicilia – 2004 – 8.8 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Arancio Nero d’Avola Sicilia exhibits stewed dark cherry, warm winter spices and elegant cedar notes.   A nice wine for Monday through Thursday dinners. *** ¡Salud! A plethora of wine reviews from wines regions from around the world. Read more of … Continue reading

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Cusamano Sicilicia Nero d’Avola – 2006 – 8.5 – James Meléndez / James the Wine Guy

Nero d’Avola is not terribly well known in the U.S. but it should many people think this is an appellation rather than as a varietal. The glass closure is really a vast improvement to synth corks. It is a great … Continue reading

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