Rossobrillo

Denomination of Origin Etna Rosso D.O.C
Vintage 2018
Grape Variety 95% Nerello Mascalese - 5% Nerello Cappuccio
Alcohol content 14%

 19,00

The wine, farmed and vinified with a respect for nature, comes from the north side of the Mount Etna volcano. Emilio’s and Gianluca’s enthusiasm and optimism for these young vineyards of Nerello Mascalese result in a convivial wine to be shared with friends.

Location of vineyard

Contrada Allegracore / Contrada Calderara, Randazzo (CT)

Annual production

3.500

Wine color

Ruby Red

Aroma

Hints of red fruits with spicy tones and mineral notes.

Taste

Young, wraparound, soft and delicate tannin. Good persistence.

Food pairing

Cured meat, matured cheese, tasty first courses and main courses of meat

Service temperature

16°/18° C

Soil

Volcanic, sandy and mineral rich soil

Age

spurred cordon of young vinegar

Altitude

600/ 700 metri s.l.m.

Area

2 hectares

Exposure

Etna North

Planting density

4500 plants per hectare

Certification

Organic not yet certified

Harvest time

18 October 2018

Harvesting method

Manual

Vinification

Rasping, pressing, fermentation. Pneumatic soft pressing

Yeasts

Indigenous

Maceration

7 days

Temperature

22°/24° C

Malolactic

Malolactic fermentation in steel

Aging

Steel fermentation for 6 months and at least 4 months in the bottle

Filtering

No filtration, racking and natural decanting