50% Syrah, 50% Nero d'Avola
Earthy and bold with notes of blackberry, plum, cassis, and spice with a complex finish.
Fans of big California red blends are going to flip over this big, burly blend from the Sicilian coast. Grown just a mile from the Mediterranean, it combines Syrah with the native Nero d'Avola to create a structured, fruit-forward wine of black fruit and spice that will keep you warm all winter.
Pairs well with hearty soups, spaghetti & meatballs, and steak.
Residual Sugar: 1.7 g/L
- Che Fico. You say it, “KAY-fee-koh,” and it’s Italian for “How Cool!”
HOW ITS MADE
- Harvested from 20-year-old vines right on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea
- After pressing, the grape juice is fermented in closed-top, stainless-steel tanks for 16 days.
- After fermentation with native yeast, the wine is aged for 6 months in stainless-steel before bottling.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nero d'Avola (the black grape of Avola) is named after a town in Southern Sicily and is THE most important red grape on the island. It is bold, earthy and is compared to Syrah or Cabernet - blending well with both of them!