Etna Bianco Biologico
Etna Rosso Biologico
The famous native Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio grapes grown on high-elevation volcanic slopes of Mount Etna produce a rich and complex wine with a great minerality and flavoursome aromas such as red fruit, herbs, spices and liquorice. On the palate, this volcanic wine is well-balanced, with refined tannins and a long balsamic finish.
Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese 80% - Nerello Cappuccio 20%
Vineyards : the soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 700-750 m above sea level, with good range of temperature between day and night; training system: espalier spurred cordon
Harvest : by hand into crates, in the mid-end of October
Maceration : for approximately 10-15 days
Fermentation : controlled temperature (24-26°C
Ageing : mainly in stainless steel vats, 50% of the wine stays 5-6 months in barrique and 3-4 in large oak casks; the ageing is completed by a stay of 6 months in the bottle
Alcohol content : 13% vol.
Colour : ruby red with garnet highlights due to ageing
Nose : expressive and elegant with notes of red fruit, herbs, spices and liquorice
Palate : warm, robust and lingering with a pleasant balsamic finish
Food Pairings : flavourful pasta dishes, roasted game, grilled meats and semi-aged cheeses
Serving temperature : 16-18°C