After his own family's vineyards were sold off following his grandfather's passing, Filippo had the fortune of acquiring 2+ha of old vines to revive his family's legacy and establish his own estate.andnbsp;These low yielding vineyards include the prized Calderara Sottana and other parcels around 2000 + ft above sea level on the northern slopes of Mt. Etna. andnbsp;Everything here is done by hand, and with all of the hard work in the vineyard, Filippo just needs to 'respect the grape.' This cuvee is 90% Nerello Mascalese 10% Capuccio. Native yeast fermentation in open vats and aged in cherry wood and oak barrels for 14 months. Look for elegance, fragrance and freshness.
Acid forward, quite mineral, medium bodied. Cranberry, tobacco, black olive, bell pepper. From Flatiron Wines.
Acid forward, quite mineral, medium bodied. Cranberry, tobacco, black olive, bell pepper. From Flatiron Wines.9.0
Hugh acid. Excellent for pairing with Italian food
Hugh acid. Excellent for pairing with Italian food9.1
Medium to light and mineral forward with cherry
Medium to light and mineral forward with cherry9.0
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