Low vineyard performance, supreme, unreserved pleasure
Appellation: DOC “ETNA” - Controlled place-name “ETNA”
Grape varieties: Tree-like Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio grown on volcanic soils rich in small volcanic stones, where the vine yield is very low, reaching a perfect sugary phenolic ripening.
Production area: 600-800 mts above sea-level vineyards in Castiglione di Sicilia.
Production technique: Long temperature-controlled maceration with pomace.
Raising: Small oak barrels and in bottles for at least 18 months.
Colour: Intense red ruby tending to purple.
Perfume: Wide, ethereal with red fruit hints mixed with pleasant toasted almond and cocoa hints.
Taste: Firm with a noble tannic signature. Hot, intense with a remarkable persistence.
Food pairing: Outstanding meat, game and mushroom dishes.
Alcoholic strength: 14.0%
Serving temperature: 16-18°C