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Ginestra, 3,100 feet (950 m) above s.l.

Pietre a Purtedda da Ginestra

Pietre a Purtedda da Ginestra

Rosso DOC Sicilia 2020

This wine originates from the saplings of Nerello Mascalese and Nocera that emerge among the rocks, at almost one thousand meters above sea level. These saplings look at the sea across the boundless horizon of the Jato valley.

Dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Portella della Ginestra massacre.

Grape varieties

Nerello Mascalese 70%, Nocera 30%

Appellation

Sicilia Denominazione d'Origine Controllata

Agronomic approach

Certified organic

Alcohol

13,63%

Total acidity

5,90 g/l

pH

3,44

Harvesting technique

Manual harvest in boxes, from late September to early October

Wine-making

Destemming, 12-day maceration and fermentation in steel vats

Maturation

In used tonneaux Taransaud for 12 months

Refinement

In bottle for 6 months

Production

2.000 750ml bottles and 20 Magnums

Soil

Regosols, brown, calcareous with many coarse rock fragments and outcrops, sub-alkaline pH.