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2010 Cusumano Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane IGT, Sicily, Italy

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $12   From: $7   To: $15

Search Rank 3106 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 3106th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 2983rd

Score: 86.
The Wine-Searcher score of 86/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
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87/100  
86/100 (28 notes from 27 users )  
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Price History for 2010 Cusumano Nero d'Avola Terre Siciliane IGT, Sicily, Italy
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Grape Variety: Nero d'Avola

Nero d’Avola (also known as Calabrese) is the most important and widely planted red wine grape variety in Sicily. Vast volumes of Nero d’Avola are produced on the island every year, and have been for centuries. The dark-skinned grape is of great historical importance to Sicily and takes its present-day name from the town of Avola on the island’s southeast coast. The area was a hotbed of trade and population movement during the Middle Ages and Nero d’Avola was frequently used to add color and body to lesser wines in mainland Italy.

Translated, Nero d’Avola means "Black of Avola", a reference to the grape’s distinctive dark colouring, but its exact origins are the subject of debate. The region of ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Terre Siciliane IGT wine region

    Terre Siciliane is the region-wide IGT title for the island of Sicily. It was created in November 2011, to take the place of the erstwhile 'Sicilia IGT', which had just been promoted to DOC status (as Sicilia DOC). The name Terre Siciliane translates literally as 'Sicilian lands'.

    In keeping with the stylistic freedom of the IGT category, Terre Siciliane IGT wines can be made in virtually any style: red, white or rosé, still or sparkling, dry or sweet. Naturally, given Sicily's strong focus on its traditional grape varieties, the likes of Catarratto, Grillo, ... more

  • Sicily [Sicilia] wine region

    Sicily (Sicilia in Italian) is an autonomous region of Italy, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. At its widest point, between Messina and Marsala, the island measures 175 miles (280km) east to west, and about one third that distance north to south. Its roughly triangular shape led the island to b ... more

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