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Passopisciaro Passorosso Etna Rosso DOC

Case of 6 bottles

Bottle Size: 750 ml

Vintage: 2020

Varietals: Nerello Mascalese 100%

Alcohol %: 14

Region: Sicilia

Tasting Notes: Strong in body, powerful in structure, with notes of ripe red fruits, blood orange, pomegranate, and camphor. Linear, with a pronounced acidity.

Ageing/Vinification: Alcoholic fermentation for 15 days in steel vats; malolactic fermentation in large oak barrels. Aged 18 months between cement vats and large oak barrels, with an additional 6 months in bottle.

Vineyard: 100 hundred year-old, bush-trained vines across the northern side of the volcano across a variety of optimal sites between 550 and 1,000 meters above sea level. The grapes are taken from various contrade (crus) 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/