Passopisciaro Contrada 'S'

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Passopisciaro Contrada 'S'

  • Varietals: 100% Nerello Mascalese

  • Vineyards: Sciaranuova is located at 850 m.a.s.l. on Mount Etna and lays on relatively new lava flow (200 years old) that has turned into thick gravel – in Sicilian, “sciara nuova” means “new lava flow.”

  • Soils: Volcanic

  • Winemaking: Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats for 15 days, malolactic fermentation in large, neutral oak barrels, then 18 months aging in large, neutral oak barrels