Rosso Del Contadino
Top 6% wine in the world
Blend: 85% Nerello Mascalese + Nerello Cappuccio + Grenache + Alicante Bouschet + Minnella
From: Italy, Terre Siciliane IGT
By: Frank Cornelissen
A blend of Nerello Mascalese with other various other local Sicilian grape varieties from the wineries old vineyards. On the nose the wine is fresh and fragrant of red fruits and floral notes. The palate is structured with layers of aromas and the slight acidity provides a lovely clean finish.
Frank Cornelissen , A Belgian man passionate about wine who traveled the world discovering wine culture and traditions, along his journey and he discovered his promised land near mount Etna in Sicily and bought it. He now owns 8.5 hectares of from 650 to 980 mt above the sea level which despite the common idea of Sicily is an area with a mountainous climate but with a volcanic soil. Some of his vines are more than 80 years old, and the yield is a matter of 300 grams every vine.
Vivino users rate it a top wine with a stunning 4!