Natalie MacLean's Wine of the Week: Cent'are Nero D'avola Merlot 2010

Aromas of black fruit, licorice, dark spice, pair with rosemary lamb, prime rib and roast beef.

The cooler weather has arrived, and there’s no better way to wind down after a busy week than with a relaxing glass for wine. Looking for a quality bottle to try this weekend? Look no further! Award-winning wine writer Natalie MacLean shares her top picks with us each week!

Wine of the Week for September 27, 2013

Cent’are Nero D’avola Merlot 2010

I.G.P., Sicily, Italy

Aromas of fleshy black plums and berries on the nose. Full-bodied and smooth with dark fruit flavours wrapped in smoke and toasty oak on the palate. Good price. Try it with grilled chicken or pork or veal chops.  

Voluptuous Veal Wine  Sept26-wineofweek

Price: $13.95

Score: 85/100

Product No: 546192

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Drink: 2012‐2015  

Natalie MacLean is the Canadian author of Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search for the World’s Best Bargain Wines. Check out more of her wine picks and food pairings at


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