POGGIO ANIMA 'ASMODEUS' NERO D'AVOLA SICILIA 2018

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Gary Walsh
SKU
PANA201811 UCAU
$21.99 Per item
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750ml (Bottle)
$21.99 Per item
"In the Book of Tobias, an ancient Hebrew text, Asmodeus is the Demon of Lust. It is said that when Cain killed Abel, Adam and Eve separated for 130 years. During this time, Adam was tempted by Naamah and Lillith, two demons of prostitution. Asmodeus is the offspring of the relationship between Naamah and Adam. Of all of the varietals of Italy, Nero d’Avola is as lustful and pleasurable as it gets. Rich, peppery and opulent. It has many of the same characteristics of Syrah and is the most important grape of Sicily." - Riccardo Campinoti, Winemaker. Dark garnet. Notes of ripe plums, leather, garrigue and pepper on the nose, with ripe black cherry and a touch of candied berry on the palate. Finishes with fruit sweetness and a licorice note with soft gripping tannins to hold it all together.
"In the Book of Tobias, an ancient Hebrew text, Asmodeus is the Demon of Lust. It is said that when Cain killed Abel, Adam and Eve separated for 130 years. During this time, Adam was tempted by Naamah and Lillith, two demons of prostitution. Asmodeus is the offspring of the relationship between Naamah and Adam. Of all of the varietals of Italy, Nero d’Avola is as lustful and pleasurable as it gets. Rich, peppery and opulent. It has many of the same characteristics of Syrah and is the most important grape of Sicily." - Riccardo Campinoti, Winemaker. Dark garnet. Notes of ripe plums, leather, garrigue and pepper on the nose, with ripe black cherry and a touch of candied berry on the palate. Finishes with fruit sweetness and a licorice note with soft gripping tannins to hold it all together.

Scores & Reviews

91 / 100

Gary Walsh

New leather, sage, black jellybeans, dusty spices, cherry. It’s medium-bodied, crisp, savoury, fruit sweet all at once, fine dusty tannin, even flow and a juicy sage brushed finish. Classic Nero at a very keen price. Yummo.