Our Etna Rosso Doc Contrada Diciasettesalme cru on the nose has red forest fruits such as raspberry, strawberries and blackberries and turns towards notes of herbs such as mallow, thyme and juniper accompanied by mineral sensations. On the palate it is very broad, the tannins are perfectly balanced and the finish is long and delicately balsamic.
Classification Etna DOC Rosso
Variety Nerello Mascalese
Number of bottles 15.000
Municipality of production Castiglione di Sicilia
Production area Contrada Diciassettesalme
Altitude 750 meters above sea level
Average age of the vineyards 12 years
Surrender 70 quintals of grapes per hectare
Breeding system spurred cordon Planting density 5700 plants per hectare Vinification soft destemming and maceration in contact with the skins at controlled temperature of 28 ° C for about 25-30 days. Fermentation at controlled temperature of 26-28 ° C with constant pumping over and punching down. Malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels. Refinement 8 months in large French oak barrels.
Total acidity 5,1
Soil type lava-flood
Harvest period first ten days of October
harvest manual in box
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