Etna D.O.P. Rosso
Grape variety: Nerello Mascalese (and small batches of other local grape varieties)
Located in: Solicchiata - Montedolce
Planted in: 1975
Training system: "Continental"
Exposition: NORTH – NORTH/EAST
Alcohol: 13,0% vol.
First year of production: 2016
Harvest time: middle of October.
The fermentation lasts some 10 days with daily pumping over of the wine mass with délestages at the half of the period (fermentation in stainless steel tanks).
The aging is under development conducted in French oak barrels of different sizes.
Perfumes: fine and deep in the aromas, introduced by Mediterranean citrusy sensations, followed by violet, bergamot, wet stones, forest leaves and elegant hints of white pepper.
Taste: juicy; progressive delicate tannins and vibrant acidity. Neat and savoury finish.
Pairings: Wellington style filet, mushroom soup with croutons
(Service Temp.: 16°-18°C)