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Sosta Tre Santi

Etna Brut

Spumante DOC Etna

Nerello Mascalese grapes, grown at high altitudes on volcanic soil, turn out to be a great base for the production of classic method sparkling wine. Sosta Tre Santi Etna DOC Brut is the result of a long and careful production process. It took at least 30 months of ageing on lees in the bottle to produce a sparkling wine that represents, in an authentic way, the unique characteristics of Nerello and the Etna terroir.

Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese

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, end of September–early October

Ageing : at least 30 months in bottle on lees

Perlage : fine and persistent

Production method : classic method, with soft pressing of the grapes, fermentation in stainless steel vats for 3 weeks at a controlled temperature and refermentation in bottle

Alcohol content : 12% vol.

Colour : straw-yellow colour

Nose : complex and elegant bouquet with fruity and floral notes, and characteristic scents of bread crust and yeast

Palate : it stands a great minerality and remarkable acidity

Food Pairings : 6-8°C