Fraz. Mascali (CT)
Nerello Mascalese 80%, Nerello Cappuccio 20%
PLANTS PER HECTARE:
6000 trained with spurred cordon
60q / Ha
of volcanic origin, mainly sandy, rich in skeleton and organic substance.
ALTITUDE AND EXPOSURE:
500 m.s.l.m. On the east side of Etna.
vinified in steel with temperature control and with a maceration of about 12-15 days.
in French oak barrels of 30 hectoliters for 24 months in contact with the fine lees and 3 months in bottle.
First and second courses based on elaborate and spiced meat, longaged cheeses.
WINE ANALYTICAL DATA:
alcohol 13.5%; total acidity 5.5 g / l of tartaric acid; pH 3.60
transparent ruby red color, the nose is fruity with notes of berries, spicy with notes of aromatic herbs, in the mouth it is balanced, fresh, soft, fairly tannic and persistent.