The Nero d’Avola, translated “The black grape of Avola,” makes a rich, perfumed and velvety red wine that’s easy to drink but that can take a bit of aging. This wine is made with certified organic grapes. No artificial fertilizers or pesticides are used in the vineyards. A “sexual confusion” pheromone tactic and limited treatments of copper and sulfur prevent pest damage. In order to preserve valuable water, undersoil irrigation is used to minimize evaporation. Purato’s environmental commitment extends into the winery. Purato uses eco-friendly packaging, made from recycled paper, pure vegetable ink on the labels and 85% recycled glass for the bottle.