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Nerello Mascalese

IGT Terre Siciliane

Grape varieties: Nerello Mascalese.

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

Harvest : second-third week of October

Fermentation : after destemming, grapes are carefully selected, and left to macerate and ferment at a controlled temperature for approximately 8-10 days; malolactic fermentation takes place in steel vats; following stabilization and filtration before bottling

Ageing : in steel vats and 2 months in the bottle

Alcohol content : 12,5% vol.

Colour : ruby red

Nose : intense with touches of forest floor fruits and spices

Palate : elegant, and well-orchestrated

Food Pairings : Elaborated entrées and risottos, red meats and semi-aged cheeses.

Serving temperature : 16-18°C.