Centopassi, Pietre a Purtedda da Ginestra
Organic

Centopassi, Pietre a Purtedda da Ginestra - 2014

Item # 37243 750mL
$24.96/ Single Bottle
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$299.52 $269.57/ Case of 12
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Red
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Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

Sicily has a strong tradition of representing native grapes. This bottle is made from Nerello Mascalese and Nocero grapes. It comes from central Italy and from bushvines that lay atop of rocky soils that are co-planted with cereal and lentils as was a typical practice of yesteryear. Nerello Mascalese is typically associated with Mount Etna but in fact is not native in Etna. It thrives on the mainland and is pale in color as a wine but in this case the color is mildly amplified by the Nocera grape.


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About the Producer

Sicily, Italy Centopassi means one hundred steps; this unusual name refers to a specific distance of land and the special story of Peppino Impastato, a land in need of redemption and as well a few young Sicilians. Centopassi is made up of social co-operatives that, under the brand Libera Terra, cultivate the lands seized from the mafia in Sicily. Passion, commitment and skill drive the...

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