Tenuta Tascante Contrada Pianodario Etna Rosso
Tenuta Tascante Contrada Pianodario Etna Rosso - Tenuta Tascante is latest project from the renowned producer Tasca d'Almerita. Contrada Pianodario is 100% Nerello Mascalese aged one year in large Slavonian oak cask.
The fine, complex reds from Etna are well established as among Italy's finest. The combination of the etherial characters of the Nerello Mascalese grape and cool, high altitude vineyards on poor volcanic soils gives wines a freshness and delicacy unique in southern Italy.
Contrada Pianodario is located at 2,400 feet above sea level between the town of Randazzo and Montelaguardia. The nine acres of vineyards are characterized by terraces of dry stone walls with an average slope of 7% and the volcanic soilformations in the vineyards date from 4,000 to 30,000 years ago.
Sold in single bottles