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Rosso di Contrada PARRINO, 2016

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Italy
Wine
Red
100% natural
Nero d'Avola
IGT Terre Siciliane
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vineyard Vineyard
  • Organic / Biodynamic (uncertified)
  • Soil type: Clay, Limestone
cellar Cellar
  • Fermented spontaneously using low-intervention
  • Sulphites: No added sulphites: 24 mg/L
  • Fining (clarification): Unfined
  • Filtering: Unfiltered
  • Suitable for Vegans and vegetarians
  • Alcohol: tbc
  • Residual sugar: <1 g/L
  • Vessel type: Stainless Steel

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Cultivated at alberello Pachinese impupato, it comes from our southernmost vineyard, "Parrino", four hectares of land left uncultivated for more than twenty years, with north exposure. It is implanted with grafting on the field with a "massal" selection made between the oldest vines of Nero d'Avola from Pachino. It takes its name from the hill where it was born, "cozzo del parroco" or head of the priest.

The typical nature of this vineyard resides in the soil, with shades of patchy colors, from clay black to calcareous white to clay yellow. The north exposure protects the vineyard from the hot wind of "Scirocco Africano", the vines ripen their bunches slower, giving a complete phenolic ripening. It ferments in steel for at least fifteen days and it ages for one year in tanks before being bottled, followed by one year bottle aging. The vineyard, the exposure to the North and the characteristics of the soils give this wine a remarkable potential, which highlights the magnificent facets of the evolving Nero d'Avola, playing everything on elegance.
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MARABINO was created in 2002, by the division from Natura Iblea, an organic fruit and vegetable company owned by the family and estabilished in 1996. In the beginning we only owned the vineyards and not the cellar so we relied on other facilities to make wine for our product. In 2007 we finalized the building of our new cellar next to our vineyards in the Buonivini district in the territory of Noto. My name is Pierpaolo Messina and since 2008 I manage the Marabino winery. After completing my university studies in Siena, and thanks to the experience and knowledge of Tuscan producers who applied biodynamic farming, when I went back to Sicily I was ready to manage the company. I immediately began the journey that today leads us to produce natural wines ( free of oenological products) from biodynamic agriculture. Today we produce 100,000 bottles of wine from 27 hectares of vineyards, and our wines are exported to many countries. Marabino cultivates orchards, olive groves and vineyards entirely with organic biodynamic farming, and makes wines only from its own grapes: Moscato di Noto, Chardonnay, Cabernet Franc and Nero d’Avola for red and rosé wines. Our mission is to fully understand, through an expanded vision, the nature events, respecting and protecting the correlations and balances of this habitat, to produce wines without using synthetic chemicals neither in the vineyard nor in the cellar, so that wine is an expression of the territory where they are born.
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