Grape Varietals: Nerello Mascalese 70%, Nocera 30%
This blend of Sicilian grape varieties grown between Mt Etna and Messina resembles
a blend of Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo. This is a great wine
Go to the winery's web site and see https://lecasematte.it/en/winery-english/
Two unique Sicilian Red Grapes. A great combination.
Profile: A splendid ruby red color with violet tints
Winery: Casematte is a winery located in the large territory of Messina, which was funded in 2008 thanks to the concept and to the obstinacy of Gianfranco Sabbatino, who is an accountant by profession and a winemaker by passion. He involved in this project also his friend Andrea Barzagli with his enthusiasm. Their big challenge is to bring back Faro Doc, the historic local wine.
Terroir: Mix of sandy, calcareous, and clay soils.
Tasting: On the palate has fresh acidity, rich fruit flavors with pleasant, vibrant and elegant tannins