Aged for 6 months at 48 mt deep in the protect area Ciclopi Islands (Sicily)add to cart
100% Nerello Mascalese
Contrada Rampante, located over 1,000 meters high, is the highest point of cultivation of Etna. The wine produced here is delicate and aromatic, thanks to the soil of ancient lava, sandy and oxidized. Its remarkable altitude makes it the last vineyard harvested
Intuition, passion and territoriality
These are the characteristics that led Andrea Franchetti to bet on the north side of Etna. Passopisciaro, today led by Benjamin Franchetti, is among the most enlightened and unconventional producers in the Italian wine scene capable of transmitting through its wines a unique style, but representative, of the Etna territory.
THE EXCLUSIVE METHOD OF UNDERWATER OAK AGEING
The underwater microclimate is characterized by a constant temperature, a natural air conditioning system ideal for the aging of wines
ABSENCE OF UV RAYS AND OXYGEN
The underwater darkness protects the wines from harmful UV rays and the osmotic and micro oxygenating process favors their longevity
The powerful pressure exerted by the sea on wines at a depth of 48 meters gives them unprecedented nuances and a unique complexity
WAVES AND CURRENT
The wave movement generated by the submarine currents favors the integration of adducts inside the liquids, guarantee of gustatory harmony
Each bottle is a unique piece, made even more precious by the application of an exclusive brass seal made by hand with the traditional technique of cantilevering with rod and pointed by the famous Naples Brothers, masters and custodians of the Opera dei Pupi Catanese, proclaimed by Unesco Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.