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2017, Barrus, Etna Rosso

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The 2017 Etna Rosso Barrus from Azienda Agricola Contino is obtained from the vinification of the best grapes of NERELLO MASCALESE 90%, NERELLO CAPPUCCIO 10% whose fermentation takes place in steel for about 15 days, after racking it passes into French oak barrels for a 12 months aging. The vineyard is In the municipality of Trecastagni at the foot of Mount Gorna in the Etna area in Sicily. The character of soil type is of volcanic origin, mainly sandy and rich in organic mineral. The color is ruby red, the nose has notes of berries, cherry, spicy notes, the taste is fresh, savory, and persistent tannin.