• Nero d'Avola Sicilia DOC 2018

      Nero d’Avola Sicilia DOC 2018

      Dark, concentrated Nero d'Avola with a rich bouquet, inviting, intense raspberry fruit and sweet tannin. A full-bodied red with nice spice and a great value. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Doctor Wine:93 points
      • Luca Maroni:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Nero d'Avola
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 3 months used barrique
      • Development: partly barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 34,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,63 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 116 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,56
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      19052118 · 0,75 l · 13,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      9,90 €
    • "Don Antonio" Nero d'Avola Riserva Sicilia DOC 2016

      “Don Antonio” Nero d’Avola Riserva Sicilia DOC 2016

      Don Antonio Riserva is the best selection from the Morgante vineyards, where only Nero d'Avola grows. Concentrated and hauntingaromas, very varietal, ripe fruit, accompanied by mineral and balsamic notes. Lively and elegant on the palate. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Behold the venerable Don Antonio, one of the first wines to put Nero d'Avola on the world map of native grapes. On the label of the 2016 Sicilia Nero d'Avola Riserva Don Antonio, you'll notice that this wine is now identified as a Riserva, making use of the newly expanded appellation laws of the Sicilia DOC. This is a beautiful medium to full-bodied wine with the type of extraction and thickness that we remember from vintages past and the typical characteristics of the grape. Black fruit and Morello cherry is followed by black olive, grilled fennel, scorched earth and toasted pistachio with bitter chocolate. The aromas are all Sicily." Robert Parker

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Doctor Wine:95 points
      • Luca Maroni:92 points
      • Robert Parker:93+ points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Nero d'Avola
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 12 months new barrique
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: no
      • Alcohol Content: 15,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 33,56 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,67 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,85 g/l
      • Sulfite: 95 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,48
      • Closure: natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2027+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      stored air-conditioned

      19052216 · 0,75 l · 33,20 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      24,90 €
    About the winemakersMorganteSicily

    The Morgante family had been involved in viticulture for four generations when, in the 1990s, they decided to vinify their own grapes in the deep south of Sicily. Located in the sun-drenched hills of the province of Agrigento, close to the town of Grotte, just over 20 kilometres from the famous Valley of the Temples, the winery has undergone a major transformation since the end of its long history of selling bulk cask wines. The owners have therefore decided to use Nero d'Azur, an ancient indigenous grape variety, without exception in their production.'Avola. The new direction has been accompanied by the pursuit of growth and the highest quality, and the classic family business led by Antonio Morgante has quickly become one of the best and best-known red wine producers on the island.

    Working together at Morgante is based on respect, team spirit and trust. Values and characteristics such as passion, enthusiasm, expertise and social responsibility determine the company strategy after the complete restructuring. Nature conservation and the preservation of biodiversity are also very important. The entire production process is characterised by the careful handling of scarce ecological resources. In order to give even more impetus to their own high standards and the potential of the terroir, the winegrowing family engaged the star oenologist Riccardo Cotarella as cellar technology consultant in 1997. At about the same time Antonio's sons Carmelo and Giovanni had taken up work on the estate. Since then, the manufacturing processes have been continuously improved.

    The Morgante winery, which has grown to a total area of around 200 hectares to date, has widely scattered and sometimes very old vines that grow on slopes between 350 and 550 metres high. The Mediterranean climate with low precipitation, hot days and cool nights, as well as the calcareous and clayey soils offer the Nero d'Avola best growing conditions.

    The Morgante Winery regularly cultivates and interprets its precious grape treasure, which has not been increased by acquisitions, with very good results. For this reason, the Weinhaus has been awarded high ratings by international wine critics for many years. Above all, the great elegant red wines of the Sicilian winery, pressed from the pure Sicilian noble vine and sensitively matured in new barriques, are highly appreciated by experts. The latest hussar piece of the winery is the Bianco di Morgante - a white pressed Nero d'Avola. SUPERIORE.DE

    "For generations, the Morgante family has embodied the farming profession in its noblest form Exclusively Nero d'Avola is allowed to develop its full character and exuberant intensity."Gambero Rosso


    • Year of foundation: 1994
    • Owner: Antonio Morgante
    • Oenologist: Riccardo Cotarella (Consultation)
    • Annual production: approx. 310,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 52 hectares
    • Conventional cultivation