Giuseppe Russo was a pianist who took over when his dad passed in 2003. That's also when he started bottling wine instead of selling the grapes. This is a blend of the "young" vines (some up to 100 years old) from different parcels around the North side of the volcano. 16 months in cement, barrel and barrique.
94% Nerello Mascalese - light body (Pinot Noir x Nebbiolo), strawberry, cherry, acidity and structure 6% Nerello Cappuccio - added for color, floral notes and spice