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Helios Rosso IGP Terre Siciliane

‘Helios’ the Greek god of sun is family’s flagship red blend, named after father Aurelio.  It is handmade with a selection of the best, low yielding vineyard plots of Nero d’Avola and Syrah.

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Description

The selection of the vintages best Nero d’Avola and Syrah are harvested by hand and transported in small crates to the wine cellar.

De-stemmed grapes are barrel fermented and macerated for about 20 days.  The wine is aged in French tonneau for 12 months before blending and bottling.  Aged for 2 years in bottle before release.

A juicy red with notes of plum and chocolate. Hints of spice and prune; it is full in body with chewy tannins and a fruity finish.

Food Suggestions

Pasta with tomato sauce & eggplant , wild boar ragu. Pairs well with grilled or roasted lamb and game meats.