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Nuanced Nero d’Avola

The Girato Vineyard on the Regaleali Estate (Photo: Luca Santese)

Tenuta Regaleali is the Tasca family’s first wine estate, purchased in 1830. It now covers nearly 1,500 acres with 12 different soil types. The Tasca d’Almerita team makes Lamùri with nero d’Avola grapes from high-elevation sites (up to 2,460 feet above sea level) in central Sicily, where cool evenings preserve fresh aromas of tarragon and thyme that weave through juicy black plum flavors. The wine aged for one year in mostly used barriques, gaining a dark chocolate richness while maintaining a firm, lively structure. This is a delicious  introduction to nero d’Avola, and a versatile match for pork or poultry dishes.


Tasca d’Almerita 2019 Sicilia Tenuta Regaleali Lamùri Nero d’Avola 

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