Vigneti Vecchio

Vigneti Vecchio Bianco Sciare Vive 2016
The white Sciare Vive—named for the numerous lava flows that ruthlessly bisect the Etnean landscape—is a field blend of mainly Carricante along with other local varieties such as Minnella, Grecanico, and Catarratto. The voluptuous texture is a result of a short skin maceration, an ancient tradition
Item Number: 28097
Case: $371.40

Vigneti Vecchio Etna Rosso Sciare Vive 2017
Vigneti Vecchio’s vineyards are a sight to see: alberello-trained vines up to 130 years old poke out of a moonlike landscape of dusty volcanic sand that is occasionally bisected by errant solidified lava flows, called sciare. Carmelo Vecchio had a vision when he decided to bottle his first wine from

Vigneti Vecchio Etna Rosso Sciare Vive 2016
Nerello Mascalese, a notoriously tannic and high-acid grape, makes up the majority of the blend here. How to tame the beast? Carmelo and Rosa co-ferment it with an array of white varieties—about 10 percent of the blend—that grow among the Nerello vines, a traditional practice not unlike what was