Passpisciaro Franchetti

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Passpisciaro Franchetti

  • Varietals: 60% Petit Verdot, 40% Cesanese d’Affile

  • Vineyards: Guardiola (Contrada G) is an ancient domain between 800 and 1,000 m (2,600 to 3,300 ft) above sea level, on the edge of the lava flow from Etna’s 1947 eruption.

  • Soils: Volcanic

  • Winemaking: Fermentation in 30hl steel vats for 14 days. Aged for 6 months in new French oak barriques and 14 months in large cement vessels