Original
9 Ratings
Benanti Etna Rosso di Verzella

Wine Details

Region

Italy

Wine Description

(2013 Vintage) Nerello Mascalese (Negrello), grown as alberello (free standing bush). This is the main indigenous vine of the Etnean region. It has large medium-compact bunches, with medium-sized grapes having skins light blue, very pruinose, sweet and very tannic taste. Nerello Cappuccio or Mantellato (mantled) grown as alberello (free standing bush). The place of origin is unknown. It has medium-small sized compact bunches, medium-sized grapes, blue-black skins. Taste is sweet and slightly tannic.