Maceration- 40 days


Aromatic nose of redcurrant, red cherry, rhubarb and white flowers. Then very spicy, with precise floral and saline nuances to the fruit-driven flavors. Finishes with excellent clarity and cut and a savory quality.

The tiny 2.5ha wine property of Giovanni Scarfone, located at Faro Superiore, near Messina, on the north-eastern corner of Sicily .The name ‘Faro’ originating from the Greek tribe – i Fari- who once lived around Messina.

Variety- Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio and Nocera

Bottles/year- 7000

Vineyard altitude- 250-300 mt.

Age of plants- 10 – 80 years

Yest- indigenous

Aged- 24 months oak barrel 30 Hl end steel ,10 months in the bottle

Type of wood- rovere

Soil- clayey and calcareous

Farming system- alberello e a controspalliera

Avarage planting density- 5000

Alcohol- 12,50%