No Trix 2020

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A Sicilian red wine with juicy berries on the nose, light herb notes, bright acidity, grippy tannins, and a long finish.

 

Ripe blueberries, mulberries, mushrooms, and rosemary.

ABV:

  • 12.5%

Vintage:

  • 2020

Type:

  • Red

More On No Trix 2020

Pairings

Antipasto Platter, Black Pepper Taralli, Pasta with Red Prawns

Varietal

Perricone

Funky Scale

Region

Sicily, Italy

Cantine Barbera Xarello Macabeo Ancestral Macabeo, Xarel-lo natural white wine Valencia Spain back label

The Producer

About Cantine Barbera

From vineyards that enjoy mild winters, warm dry summers and great diurnal temperature variation, the berries are ripe and sweet and smell of sunshine and gentle Mediterranean wind. Here, there are three different areas where Marilena farms: "vigne in costa" where Inzolia and Nero d'Avola is planted to soils that are deep and calcareous with plenty of limestone; "vine al pozzo" which is in the heart of Belicello, where international varietals, along with Perricone and Nerello Mascalese are planted to fertile and rich alluvial soils made by clay banks; and "la vota", which is planted to Cabernet Sauvignon in soils of yellowish alluvial sands that also contain a good clay silty fraction. Employing only indigenous yeast, Marilena uses a small wooden 44-pound press to manually 'squeeze' her grapes. Spontaneously fermenting, the fruit sits with skins and stems before the juice is pressed and poured into the tank where it begins its official fermentation. - T Edward Wines