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Lenza di Munti Etna Rosso

DOC Etna

Lenza di Munti Etna Rosso has a complex and intense nose of red berries,
aromatic herbs and spices. On the palate it is robust, well-balanced and
persistent. It’s a blend of indigenous grapes Nerello Mascalese and Nerello
Cappuccio, grown on the lava terraces located at an altitude of about 720m.
This wine combines elegance with a strong mineral touch, typical for its
volcanic origin.

Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese 80% - Nerello Cappuccio 20%

Vineyards : he soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 720 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 : cold maceration for 24 hours

Fermentation : for approximately 10-15 days at a controlled temperature (22-24°C)

Ageing : mainly in stainless steel vats, 3-4 months in tonneaux and 5-6 months in the bottle

Alcohol content : 13% vol.

Colour : brilliant ruby red

Nose : a complex and intense nose with oral hints and notes of red fruit

Palate : a lively and smooth taste, with a strong minerality and an intense fruity nish

Food Pairings : ideal with tasty pasta dishes, roasted and grilled meats, cold cuts and semi-aged cheeses

Serving temperature : 16-18°C.