Vino Intrepido Nero’s Fiddle Nero d’Avola 2020

James Scarcebrook sourced fruit from the pioneering Chalmers family Merbein vineyard in north west Victoria for this early release red. The fruit de-stemmed and on skins for one week when it started active fermentation. Pressed off to complete fermentation in a stainless steel tank, transferred to three old French oak puncheons (500L). Four months in barrel then racked off lees, blended and bottled.

Vino Intrepido, Nero’s Fiddle, Nero d’Avola, Mildura, 2020

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Pretty, dark nose with black cherry, dried cranberries, violet flowers, white pepper and confectionary licorice. Simply structured with a little rasp of tannins for interest, this is all about the bright jubey, super approachability and drinkability.

RRP: $27.99
Alc: 13.5%
Rating:  17.5/20 (90/100)

Wine sample courtesy Vino Intrepido

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