Passopisciaro Contrada 'P'
Passopisciaro Contrada 'p'
Varietals: 100% Nerello Mascalese
Vineyards: Porcaria is a large old domain at 650 m (2,100 ft) a.s.l. and is considered Mount Etna’s famous and sought-after contrada because of the lush, robust wines it produces. The soil is made of a frail sheet of lava that splinters under one’s feet.
Winemaking: The wines undergo fermentation in steel vats, followed by malolactic and 18 months aging in large neutral oak barrels; this minimal intervention approach to winemaking allows the differences in terroir to shine.