Sosta Tre Santi
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
Raccolta: 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