Maceration- 14 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.
Agricola Le Furie hails from the rich terrains of Contrada Cicarra, Castanea delle Furie, located at the foot of the Peloritani Mountains in Sicily, Italy. This family-owned vineyard is committed to the preservation of the ancient Sicilian tradition, practicing organic farming on calcareous soil elevated 300 meters above sea level. Known for its high-density bush vines with chestnut posts, the winery celebrates manual cultivation, making each bottle a labor of love from this picturesque corner of the Mediterranean.The name ‘Faro’ originating from the Greek tribe – i Fari- who once lived around Messina.
Variety- Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio and Nocera
Bottles/year-This is a rare red wine from Sicily. Only 956 bottles produced for the vintage
Vineyard altitude- 250-300 mt.
Age of plants- 10 – 80 years
Aged- 24 months oak barrel 30 Hl end steel ,6 months in the bottle
Type of wood- rovere
Soil- clayey and calcareous
Farming system- alberello
Avarage planting density- 5000