Technical sheet

  • Denomination: Etna Rosso DOC
  • Variety: Nerello Mascalese 100%
  • Type of soil: volcanic sand with a good presence of red pumice
  • Altitude: 640 metres above sea level
  • Year of planting: 2016
  • Production area: North-East side, municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia in Contrada Piano Filici
  • Training system: espalier trained with spurred cordon
  • Density of vines: 5.600
  • Yield per hectare: 60 quintals
  • Harvest period: second ten days of October
  • Crushing: grapes harvested manually in small boxes in the early hours of the morning. Destemmed and softly pressed
  • Alcoholic fermentation: about 12 days in steel truncated cone vats with daily cap breakages carried out by punching down
  • Ageing: 12 months in French oak tonneaux, 30% of the mass refines in steel tanks
  • Ageing in bottle: at least 6 months at a constant temperature (18°C)

Organoleptic characteristics

  • Colour: light and bright ruby red
  • Aroma: elegant floral notes of geranium and rosehip intermingle with delicate hints of strawberry and pomegranate, with a final nuance that recalls pleasant brackish notes
  • Taste: the well-balanced sip alternates vibrant sensations with softer perceptions, giving the palate a sense of ethereal lightness enlivened by a finish that brings back juicy pomegranate notes