Vulkà Etna Rosso, blend of Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio, is an authentic expression of the terroir of Etna, but characterized by a unique combination of elegance and drinkability. The volcanic origin and the altitude of the vineyards give this wine a remarkable minerality and a great character.
Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese 80% - Nerello Cappuccio 20%
Vineyards: the soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 650-750 m above sea level, with good range of temperature between day and night; training system: espalier spurred cordon
Raccolta: 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, a short ageing in tonneaux and 5-6 months in the bottle
Alcohol content: 13% vol.
Colour: brilliant ruby red
Nose: a rich aromatic profile with floral hints and notes of red berries and spices
Palate: great minerality and smooth taste; displays a good structure and a long fruity finish
Food Pairings: ideal with tasty pasta dishes, roasted meats and semi-aged cheeses, but it is also a good partner for flavourful seafood dishes
Serving temperature: 16-18°C