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Nicosia - Vulkà

Vulkà Etna DOC is an authentic interpretation of what the volcano represents to the people living in its shadow: powerful nature and regenerative strength. The same vital energy that can be found in the vibrant minerality of these wines. The volcanic origin and the altitude of the vineyards create a unique combination of elegance, pleasantness and great character.

Vulkà

Etna Rosso

DOC Etna

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

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AWARDS & GUIDES

  • Guides

    Slow Wine 2021 - Slow Food

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’18

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Guida Oro I Vini di Veronelli 2020

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’18

    Tre Stelle - 90 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    James Suckling Ranking 2019

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’18

    93 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    The Wine Advocate Robert Parker Ranking 2019 Panel Tasting by Monica Larner

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’18

    88 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    Winescritic.com Ranking 2019

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’18

    91 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    Wine Enthusiast Ranking 2019 Panel Tasting by Kerin O’Keefe

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’17

    88 points

  • Guides

    Guida Oro I Vini di Veronelli 2019

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’17

    Selected wine

  • Guides

    Slow Wine 2019 - Slow Food

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’16

    Selected wine

  • Wine competitions

    DWWA - Decanter World Wine Awards 2018

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’17

    Bronze medal

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    James Suckling Ranking 2018

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’16

    91 points

  • Guides

    Slow Wine 2018 - Slow Food

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’15

    Selected wine

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    Decanter Panel Tasting Etna Rosso (Decanter Magazine’s December 2016 issue)

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’14

    90 points

  • Guides

    Berebene Low Cost 2017 - Guida ai Vini dal migliore rapporto Qualità/Prezzo del Gambero Rosso

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’14

    Oscar Berebene Qualità-Prezzo

  • Wine competitions

    DWWA - Decanter World Wine Awards 2016

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’14

    Bronze medal

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    The Wine Advocate Robert Parker - Panel Tasting of Etna Wines 2015 by Monica Larner

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’13

    87 points

  • Wine ratings - Wine reviews

    Wine Enthusiast Ranking 2015 Panel Tasting by Kerin O’Keefe

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’12

    91 points

  • Guides

    I Vini D'Italia 2015 - L’Espresso

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’12

    Tre Bottiglie - 15,5/20 points

  • Guides

    Vinibuoni d’Italia 2015 - Touring Club

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’12

    Tre Stelle

  • Wine competitions

    Concorso Douja D’Or 2014

    Vulkà Etna Rosso ’12

    Douja D’Or Award