Valle dell’Acate "Tenuta Ibidini", Nero d’Avola, Sicilia, Italy 2019
100% Nero d’Avola
ASH, BLACKBERRY, RASPBERRY, EASY, FRIENDLY TANNIN
Tenuta Ibidini (pronounced ‘bidini) takes its name from “Bidis”, the ancient word for the early Hellenic settlers in the area, as tradition has it that Nero d’Avola was brought to Sicily by the Greeks. Regardless of its origins, it’s the most planted variety on the island, producing deeply colored wines ranging from youthful and juicy to rich and complex. This version offers tremendous bang for the buck!
Serving Suggestion: Roasted cod w/ a meat stock reduction sauce. Venison grilled w/ juniper berries. Sicilian caponata- fried eggplant w/ olive oil, tomatoes, onions, celery, olives, & agrodolce.