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Nerello Mascalese

 

 


History


Nerello Mascalese is a red grape variety from the Sicily region of southern Italy that makes dark and spicy wines including the DOC Etna Rosso, Etna as in Mount Etna. According to the Greek author Homer, this was the wine that Ulysses used to intoxicate the Cyclops.

 

 

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