2017 Etna Rosato by Graci

Regular price $22.99 Special Pricing

Graci (Etna, Sicily, Italy)

100% NERELLO MASCALESE

TASTING NOTES

"A rosé from Sicily’s Nerello Mascalese grape. Pale pink and elegant, this extremely small production rosato from Italy’s “it” appellation is an exciting addition to the Graci line."

Graci Philosophy:

"We only cultivate traditional varieties indigenous to Mount Etna and aim to respect local traditions as well as the distinct characters of each vintage.
The land decides, not us. We believe that only by listening carefully and responding to the expressions of Nature in our territory ca be great wines be born. Great because true."

ABOUT THE WINERY

At Graci, young Alberto Aiello Graci remains steadfast in his respect for local traditions as well as the distinct nature of each vintage and only cultivates traditional varieties indigenous to Mount Etna: the red grapes Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio, and white grapes Carricante and Catarratto. Intervention of any kind is extremely limited, both in the vineyard and in the cellar. They do not use herbicides in order to preserve the unique balance and vital energy of the soil. They do not use barriques, but only the big, upright, wooden casks known as tini and large, well-used wood barrels. Their sole objective is to reflect the personalities of their vineyards and the sublime differences between each and every harvest.