At the Contrade dell’Etna 2017, it was no surprise that tasters flocked towards the Girolamo Russo winery. As one of Etna’s most highly regarded cellars, an early preview of their #V16 Contrade (Feudo di Mezzo, Feudo and San Lorenzo) is naturally a MUST.
No matter which hemisphere of the wine world you might find yourself in, this is perhaps the single most inflammatory topic. Perplexingly complex, wood has sparked many fierce ‘them and us’ debates between traditionalists and innovators that still wrangle on to this very day. BUT WHY ?