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Passopisciaro Contrada R Terre Sicilia

Sale price $659.70 ($109.95/BTL)

Case of 6 bottles

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Vintage: 2021

Varietals: Nerello Mascalese 100%

Alcohol %: 14

Region: Sicilia

Tasting Notes: Crunchy and floral, with notes red currant, Austere, with grainy tannins and a great acidity. Finest, most aromatic wines because of the sandy character that the lava has acquired.

Ageing/Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation in steel vats, followed by malolactic. Aged 18 months in large neutral oak barrels.

Vineyard: Contrada Rampante is the winery's highest cru at 1,000m above sea level. At the highest confines of viticulture on the northern side of Etna, Rampante is ancient contrada, producing one of volcano’s finest, most aromatic wines because of the sandy character that the lava has acquired. Due to the altitude, it is typically the last contrada to ripen. The winery owns and cultivates 1.4 hectares on this domain. The average age of the vines are over 100 years old!

Winery Website: https://www.vinifranchetti.com/passopisciaro/the-wines/contrada-r/