Funnari is a red wine from Sicily, made from grapes Nero d'Avola ferments 12 months in small barrles of oak, which gives to the product personality, deep red colour and warm taste. It is best served in the room temperature, opened thirty minutes before consuming. Nero d'Avola is "the most important red wine grape in Sicily" and is one of Italy's most important indigenous varieties. It is named after Avola in the far south of Sicily and its wines are compared to New World Shirazes, with sweet tannins and plum or peppery flavours. Nero d’Avola, grows on the hills and needs short pruning. Flavour is dry, warm, powerful structure and smart bouquet.