Pinot Noir (Pinot Nero), 2019 U' Toccu, Al Cantara Winery

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Description

100% Pinot Noir, Pinot Nero in Italian

From Al Cantara's One acre Vineyard on Mt Etna in Sicily
Vineyard size area: 0.5 hectares
Municipality of production: Randazzo (CT)
Vineyard: Feudo S. Anastasia
Vineyard density: 6,000 vines per hectare
Elevation: 620 meters A.S.L.
Soil type: volcanic/clayey, rich in minerals and skeleton
Age of Vines: 10 years
Fermentation: In red for 10/12 days
Malolactic: Spontaneous to follow alcoholic fermentation
Aging: 12 months in barriques, 6 months in steel, 6 months in bottle
Production: 3,000 bottles
First Vintage: 2008
Alcoholic Strength: 13.5 – 14.5% Vol
Bottle aging capacity: 8-10 years

 the name U' Toccu is the Sicilian word for Morra 

Morra is a hand game that dates back thousands of years to ancient Roman and Greek times. Each player simultaneously reveals their hand, extending any number of fingers, and calls out a number. Any player who successfully guesses the total number of fingers revealed by all players combined scores a point.

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