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Quota 1000 Contrada Barbabecchi

Grape variety: Nerello Mascalese (100%)
Source of fruit: the Barbabecchi ungrafted vineyard on the
north-eastern slopes of Etna in Passopisciaro, Castiglione
di Sicilia, Province of Catania
Altitude: 1,000 metres above sea level
Yield: 10 hectolitres per hectare
Fermentation: classic red fermentation in vertical wooden
‘tini’ (conical in shape), with long maceration on the skin
Maturation: 24 months in oak barrels, Malolactic
fermentation occurred naturally