Riofavara Eloro Nero D'Avola "Spaccaforno" 2013

$ 21.25

100% Nero D'Avola from Sicily, Italy

Eloro “Spaccaforno”:

• “Spaccaforno”is the former name of the commune of Ispica, where the estate is located. Both names derive from the Latin Hyspicae Fundus, meaning the bottom of the Hyspa River (now called the Busaitone) Valley.

• Density of planting: 4,500 vines per hectare

• Yield: 52 hl/ha

• Temperature-controlled maceration in cement vat

• At least 6 months of élevage in French oak (80% second passage, 20% third passage) and 10 months minimum in bottle before release

• Unfiltered