A rare red Sicilian grape producing fine light to medium-bodied red wines reminiscent of Pinot Noir. The best examples are found growing on the volcanic soils of Mount Etna.
- Body: Medium-Light
- Sweetness: Bone-Dry
- Tannin: Medium
- Acidity: Medium-High
- Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV
Try Nerello Mascalese with lighter meats including poultry or pork with roasted tomato or red pepper, and spices like oregano, thyme, coriander and sage.
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