Saturday, July 16, 2011

Spirit of Wine Review & Rating: **+ Caviro Nero D'Avola Sicilia IGT Terre Forti, Mazara del Vallo, Italy, 2010

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By way of background, opening thoughts: This wine was introduced as part of the Glass of Italy program.


Original tasting and review : This is Caviro Nero D'Avola Sicilia IGT Terre Forti, Mazara del Vallo, Italy, 2010, finished at 12.% alcohol.

In the glass: Medium deep red.

On the nose: Poured cool with a brief decant and swirled vigorously, shows deep and sweet fruit.

On the palate: The primary elements on the palate are in fact dark and aromatic with blackberry fruit.

In summary: Overall, rates two stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale, with a plus for clear terroir influence.

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