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Nerello Mascalese vine is indigenous to Sicily, and in particular native of Mount Etna.Antichi Vinai’s Mascalese comes from 100% Nerello Mascalese vines grown on the slopes of the volcano, vinifi ed in purity, with a special technique aimed to enhancing its delicate floral scent and an aromatic fragrance never highlighted before for this kind of wine. It mantains its structure and softness, nonetheless for this special quality it has proved suitable to sophisticated fish dishes.

Appellation: IGT “Terre Siciliane” - Geographic Indication “Sicilian Land””

Grape varieties: 100 % Nerello Mascalese

Production area: Vineyards on the slopes of Volcano Etna, in Castiglione di Sicilia and Randazzoareas. Counter-espalier and tree-like growing on volcanic-origin sandy soils, with strong thermic changes between day and night at ripening phase

Production technique: Grape manual harvest in the first decade of October. Cryo-maceration of the grapes with an extension of the ripening phase for some days, at a low temperature

Raising: In steel for at least 4 months

Colour: Soft red ruby with pleasant violet shades

Perfume: Intense flowery, typical of the grape variety, with pleasant fresh fruit hints

Taste: Fresh, round persistent with a fruity aftertaste

Food pairing: Versatile with both white meats and fish, and even with elaborate dishes

Alcoholic strength: 13,5 % vol.

Serving temperature: 12-14°C

Antichi Vinai, Nerello Mascalese Terre Siciliane 'Il Mascalese' IGT, 2015

SKU: 31359_2015
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