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Passopisciaro Passorosso Etna Rosso DOC

Case of 6 bottles

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Vintage: 2021

Varietals: Nerello Mascalese 100%

Alcohol %: 14.5

Region: Sicilia

Tasting Notes: Wineries flagship wine! Strong in body, powerful in structure, with notes of ripe red fruits, blood orange, pomegranate, and camphor. A bit candied on the nose, but elegant on the palate with ripe cherry and tannin. Tons of spices, dry flowers/red petals, dry hibiscus, pomegranate and leather. Nice grippy finish.

Ageing/Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation in steel vats. Aged 18 months between cement vats and large oak barrels. 31,500 bottles produced.

Vineyard: 100 YO, bush-trained vines across the northern side of the volcano across a variety of optimal sites between 550m and 1,000m above sea level. Grapes are from various contrade of Malpasso, Guardiola, Santo Spirito, Favazza and Arcuria; generally, the higher crus are on a more gravelly soil, the lower ones in a deeper powder made with more oxidized, older lavas.

Winery Website: https://www.vinifranchetti.com/passopisciaro/the-wines/passo-rosso/

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