2017 Navigabile Etna Rosso DOC

Case of 6 bottles

Varietals: Field blend of Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio and others (organic)

Vinification/Ageing: 12-15 day maceration with open air fermentation. 12 months ageing in large chestnut barrels. 

Description: Pale garnet with aromas of violet, red cherries and stone. A mineral palate with smokiness and spice is balanced with bright acidity and firm tannins. Navigabile translates to "able to be shipped by sail" and was used by local merchants in the 18th century for top wines capable of traveling across the sea; being able to maintain their quality and fragrance. 

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