Benuara
2015
2014
2013
2011

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, innovative and dynamic wines.  The two brothers run the operations closely with their father, Francesco Cusumano, and craft the wines with expert winemaker Mario Ronco.  The wines are all estate grown and the family owns and operates more than 1,000 acres of vineyards located in different areas around Sicily. These Nero d'Avola and Syrah grapes are grown in clay-based soil throughout the rolling hills of Presti e Pegni. This wine's jam-filled profile is paired best with rich, grilled meats.

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Wine Notes
Color
Rustic red.
Aroma
Fresh aromas of red and black berries.
Taste
The palate is dominated by rich, red fruit flavors with waves of spices.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2015
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
70% 
Nero d'Avola
30% 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Hand picked. De-stemmed, cold maceration for 2 days at 45˚F. Traditional fermentation at 78˚-82˚F with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. 80% aged in stainless steel, 20% in 26 gallon barrels.
Bottled Date: 
Friday, April 1, 2016
Release Date:
Friday, April 1, 2016
Cases Produced: 
3,000
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, innovative and dynamic wines.  The two brothers run the operations closely with their father, Francesco Cusumano, and craft the wines with expert winemaker Mario Ronco.  The wines are all estate grown and the family owns and operates more than 1,000 acres of vineyards located in different areas around Sicily. The name Benuara comes from the small red flowers that grow near the vineyards. These Nero d'Avola and Syrah grapes are grown in clay-based soil throughout the rolling hills of Presti e Pegni. This wine's jam-filled profile is paired best with rich, grilled meats.

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Wine Notes
Color
Rustic red.
Aroma
Fresh aromas of red and black berries.
Taste
The palate is dominated by rich, red fruit flavors with waves of spices.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2014
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
70% 
Nero d'Avola
30% 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Hand picked. De-stemmed, cold maceration for 2 days at 45˚F. Traditional fermentation at 78˚-82˚F with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Length/Type of Aging: 
80% aged in stainless steel, 20% in 26 gallon barrels.
Bottled Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Release Date:
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Cases Produced: 
3,000
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, innovative and dynamic wines.  The two brothers run the operations closely with their father, Francesco Cusumano, and craft the wines with expert winemaker Mario Ronco.  The wines are all estate grown and the family owns and operates more than 1,000 acres of vineyards located in different areas around Sicily. These Nero d'Avola and Syrah grapes are grown in clay-based soil throughout the rolling hills of Presti e Pegni. This wine's jam-filled profile is paired best with rich, grilled meats.

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Wine Notes
Color
Rustic red.
Aroma
Fresh aromas of red and black berries.
Taste
Fresh aromas of red and black berries.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2013
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
70% 
Nero d'Avola
30% 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Hand picked. De-stemmed, cold maceration for 2 days at 45˚F. Traditional fermentation at 78˚-82˚F with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
Length/Type of Aging: 
80% aged in stainless steel, 20% in 26 gallon barrels.
Bottled Date: 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Release Date:
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Cases Produced: 
3,000
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy

Cusumano Winery is spearheaded by two brothers whose value of artistic excellence and passion for meticulous detail, have driven them to create a bright explosion of modern, and innovative wines! The name Benuara comes from the small red flowers that grow near the vineyards. And these Nero d'Avola and Syrah grapes  are grown in clay-based soil throughout the rolling hills of Presti e Pegni.  This wine's jam-filled profile is paired best with rich, grilled meats.

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Wine Notes
Color
Rustic red.
Aroma
Luscious aromas of blackberry and raspberry jam.
Taste
The palate is dominated by rich, red fruit flavors with waves of spices.
Product Information
Vintage: 
2011
Type:
Red
Grape Variety Used: 
70% 
Nero d'Avola
30% 
Syrah
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
14.50%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Hand picked. De-stemmed, cold maceration for 2 days at 7 degrees Celsius. Traditional fermentation at 26˚-28˚C with frequent re-circulation and removal of the must. Malolactic fermentation in stainless steel. 80% aged in stainless steel, 20% in 20 hectoliter barrels.
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy