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
Vineyard altitude- 250-300 mt.
Age of plants- 10 – 80 years
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