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Technical features

Classification : Etna DOC Rosso

Variety :Nerello Mascalese

Number of bottles: 6,000

Production Area :Contrada Diciasettesalme, Castiglione di Sicilia

Altitude : 750 metres a.s.l.

Average age of vines:12 years

Yield: 7,000 kg/ha

System of cultivation: Espalier

Vine density: 5,700 plants/ha

Vinification: Gentle destemming and maceration with skin contact, at controlled temperature, 28°C, for about 25-30 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: 8 months in large oak barrel

Alcohol: 13.5°


Total Acidity:5.1 g/lt

Type of Soil:lava-alluvial

Time of Harvest::first 10 days into October

Harvesting: manual, with small crates

Etnarosso Contrada Diciassettesalme


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