I Vigneri I Custodi Etna Rosso Pistus 2016

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Simply stunning, this soft medium-bodied red is a blend of 80% Nerello Mascalese and 20% Nerello Cappuccio. Supple notes of strawberry and lavender form the perfect background to the earthy notes. Amazingly easy to drink, prefect with your favorite red sauce pasta.
13% abv

From the winery:
Custodi are the keepers, the guardians of Mt. Etna’s vineyards: to guard means to preserve the land, to maintain the traditions and to respect the people. From these values and from the love for a beautiful land, where the vine was brought by man more than two millennia ago, spring the wines of I Custodi, the result of the generosity and the minerality of the warm volcanic soil, the cold of the Muntagna and the sun of Sicily. Healthy vines of all ages, growing densely on ancient dry stone terraces, supported by their stake in chestnut wood, are cultivated in harmony with the environment that surrounds them — only by manual labor and with the help of Ciccio the mule — by I Vigneri, skillful Etnean winegrowers. Winegrowing as it has always been on Mt. Etna for centuries, without synthetic chemicals, in respect of the people, the landscape and the nature. Run by Mario Paoluzi and Maurizio Pagano, with the help of Etna pioneer Salvo Foti.

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