Nerello vines are the source of great study these days. There are vines vines that are hundreds of years old and rooted straight down through generations of volcanic activity. Currently the viticulturists are trying to map out the oldest vineyards according to lava flow over the years; think the complexity of a Burgundy map, and then add magma – thrilling stuff! We are seeing more single varietal wines from Nerello Mascalese as the flavor profiles and styles of wine in the region are being explored. But whether it’s this one amazing grape or a field blend of the three traditional grape varieties, there is no doubt that the world has turned their attention toward the incredible wines that are now being produced.