Altadonna 2010 Nero d’Avola

Altadonna is a project by the well-known father & son winemaking team of Stefano and Niccoló Chioccioli. Their portfolio is a line of pan-Italian wines sourced from northern to southern Italy. While such projects are often sub-par and blandly corporate,...

Firriato Chiaramonte 2010 Nero d’Avola

  Firriato is located in the western mountains on the Italian island of Favignana. Culturally and viticulturly part of Sicily, it is no surprise that the Sicilian grape Nero d’Avola is widely planted in this vineyard, as are the indigenous grapes Cataratto...

Feuro Arancio Nero D’Avola Sicilia 2004

Everything here is just right. The wine is a beautiful deep garnet in the glass, and it shows vanilla and dark cherry on the nose. On the palate, however, it morphs into a fruity and rich powerhouse of chocolate, slightly bitter orange-peel, and rich dark fruit. The...