With about 7 hectares of old vines, many ungrafted and 80+

With about 7 hectares of old vines, many ungrafted and 80+

12/11/2021, 9:04:42 PM
With about 7 hectares of old vines, many ungrafted and 80+ years in age, Massimiliano Calabretta is the 4th generation of his family to craft wines on the steep slopes of Mt Etna. Grapes are from vineyards in the Cadlerara contrada at 750 meters in elevation. Vines [90% are ungrafted] are in stony black volcanic soils. Fermented with native yeasts in stainless steel, Part is aged in used barriques for 6 months, part in steel for 6 months, then  blended into 12HL botti for 6 months. Transparent garnet in colour, very aromatic; with smoky earth, strawberry, raspberry, black cherry, rose petal, clove, black pepper, pine forest. Black cherry, blackberry, pomegranate, smoky earth and roasted herbs are framed by tangy acidity and firm tannins. Cranberry, black cherry and a trace of nutmeg infuse the smoky finish. Dashing, refined and silky. 100% Nerello Cappuccio 12% Alcohol Calabretta Nerello Cappuccio Terre Siciliane IGT 2015 #vinobiologico #volcanicwine #etnawine #nerellocappuccio #lowintervention #organicwine #vinisiciliani #vinonaturale #vinvivant #vinnature #vinosiciliano #drinkbetterwine #sicilianwine #vinbio #lowinterventionwine #vinbiologique #winereview #italianwinelover #redwine #ungraftedvines #vinorosso #terresiciliane #calderara #instavino #vinoitaliano #winestagram #instawine #calabretta #caravino

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