Technical sheet

  • Appellation: Etna Rosso Doc
  • Grape variety: Nerello Mascalese 100%
  • Production area: North-eastern slope, municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia and Linguaglossa
  • Harvest period: mid-October
  • Crushing: hand harvested grapes put in small crates in the early morning, then destemmed and crushed softly
  • Alcoholic fermentation: about 12 days in truncated cone steel vats with daily cap rupture by punching down
  • Maturation: 12 months in French oak tonneau, with 30% of the mass refining in steel tanks
  • Ageing in bottle: at least 6 months at a steady temperature (18°C)

Organoleptic features

  • Colour: pale and bright ruby red
  • Aroma: elegant floral notes of geranium and rosehip intermingle with delicate hints of strawberry and pomegranate, with a finish characterised by a pleasant brackish note
  • Taste: the well-balanced sip alternates a vibrant mouthfeel with a softer one, imparting the palate with a sense of ethereal lightness enlivened by a finish that resembles back juicy pomegranate notes