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Passopisciaro Vini Franchetti Rosso Franchetti (Guardiola) 2016

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Passopisciaro Vini Franchetti Rosso Franchetti (Guardiola) 2016

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98+ POINTS: Ian D'Agata, Vinous
"One of the greatest wines ever made in Sicily.." Ian D'Agata, Vinous
15%Abv, 60% Petit Verdot and 40% Cesanese d’Affile
Franchetti is the top wine produced at Passopisciaro, a Super-Etnean wine of petit verdot and cesanese d’Affile from volcanic rock and ash. The grapes were planted in the early 2000s after Andrea Franchetti purchased the estate in the contrada Guardiola – a dense planting with vines 90cm x 90cm apart, at 1,000 meters (3,300 feet) above sea level.

Petit Verdot and Cesanese
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Country Italy
Region Sicily
Style Red Wine
Vintage 2016
Size 750ml
Alcohol 15%
En Primeur Yes

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