SICILIA IGT NERO D’AVOLA “BUFFALEFFJ”

Category: Wine – Still – Red
Grape variety:
Region: Sicily, Italy
Producer: Gulfi
Bottle: 750 ml

Description

NeroBufaleffj Sicilia I.G.T. Nero d’Avola

NEROBUFALEFFI is a classic cru of the Nero d’Avola grape variety of Pachino. Production area: Val di Noto, the territory between the communes of Pachino and Noto in southeastern Sicily.

VIGNA BUFALEFFI extends for about 2,5 hectares in an area the same name at 50 meters above sea level in the Val di Noto (Syracuse) in the renown region of Pachino located at the southeastern-most tip of Sicily. This vineyard is distinguished by the particular variability of the highly colorful soil composed of black clay, white limestone and red sand. The Mediterranean climate in this southeastern corner of Sicily, further south than Tunis, is temperate-hot. The planting density is 7,000 vines per hectare grown ad alberello. The vines are over 35 years old with a yield of no more than 40 quintals per hectare.