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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.

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.