Gunther & Klaus Di Giovanna
Nero d'Avola, Syrah/Shiraz
Hand harvested grapes in boxes of 20 kg each, destemmed and crushed.
The grapes come from the family’s Paradiso vineyard, a selection of the best fruit each vintage. Paradiso in Contessa Entellina are the family's largest vineyards planted on soft rolling hills at altitudes around 400 meters above sea level, surrounded by olive groves.
Fermentation in oak barrels with manual punching and native yeasts. Long maceration (20-21gg) and malolactic fermentation. 70% Nero d'Avola, 30% Syrah.
Aging for 9 months in French oak barrels for 50% new and the remaining second year.
Delaware, National, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania