Longarico is the joint project of Luigi Stalteri and Alessandro Viola, the latter needing no introduction.
Producer Luigi Stalteri and Alessandro Viola
Viticulture & Winemaking Organic viticulture. The grapes are destemmed and pressed into stainless steel tank, where they ferment and go through some malolactic transformation. Aged in chestnut barrel for 7 months, on the lees. Small addition of SO2 at bottling only.
Grapes 70% Syrah 30% Nerello Mascalese
Region Mount Alcamo, Sicily, Italy
Tasting Notes A beautiful nose of ripe cherry and liquorice with soft sweet tannins.