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  • Walter Speller
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  • Walter Speller
12 Sep 2016

I admit that although I have a great interest in Italy's many indigenous varieties, until now I have turned a blind eye to Nero d'Avola. With some 18,000 ha (44,480 acres) planted, it occupies a substantial proportion of Sicily's 112,000 ha (276,760 acres) and I have generally found its many bottled versions less than inspirational. It may be…