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Technical features

Classification Etna DOC Rosso Riserva

Variety 100% Nerello Mascalese

Number of bottles 1978

Production Area Contrada Zottorinoto, Castiglione di Sicilia

Altitude 750-800 metres a.s.l.

Average age of vines 60 years

Yield 4,000 kg/ha

System of cultivation espalier-gobelet

Vine density 6,600 -10,000 plants/ha

Vinification Gentle destemming and maceration with skin contact, at controlled temperature, 28°C, for about 30 days. Fermentation in controlled temperature, 26-28°C, with constant pumping of must over grapes and wine-pressing. Malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.

Refining 24 months in Freanch oak barrels. Followed by 24 months aging in bottle.

Alcohol 13.5°

PH 3.65

Total Acidity 5 g/lt

Type of Soil lava-alluvial

Time of Harvest last week in October

Harvesting manual, with small crates

Etnarosso Riserva Contrada Zottorinoto
2011

Allegati

Tecnical notes 2011  (PDF, 292 Kb) Tecnical notes 2011 (PDF, 292 Kb)
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