Ischia Rosso "Ianno Piro"

Ischia DOC [EESS-kyah] located on the island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples that is part of Italy's CAMPANIAregion.

Region : Campania

Grapes:Piedirosso 50%, Guarnaccia 50%
The grapes come from a viticulture area wich is mainly exposed to North-West.

Tasting Notes: Rich fragrance of blackberry and raspberry with floral overtones.

Attractive berry flavors mixed with spices and herbal accents. Smooth, spicy finish with silky tannins.

History: Greek immigrants first settled the tiny island of Ischia, located just off the coast of Naples, in 700 BC.

These pilgrims carried with them the highly evolved culture and customs of the Hellenic civilization, including the prestigious art of vine cultivation.

Through the centuries Ischian natives have used large, heavy stones of green rock called PIETRATORCIA as tools to help them in the crushing of the grapes.