Calderara (Etna Rosso DOC) Tenuta delle Terre Nere

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Calderara (Etna Rosso DOC) Tenuta delle Terre Nere

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Calderara Sottana is a single vineyard wine produced only from vineyards between 50-100 years old. Of all our single vineyard wines it is perhaps the most complete: much like a wide angle lens encompasses the most ample panorama, so Calderara seems to contain and display the widest spectrum of flavors, bouquets, nuances.

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65,00 € tax incl.

  • 2018

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GrapesNerello Mascalese - Nerello Cappuccio
Gradazione14.5%
CantinaTenute delle Terre Nere
RegionSicily
ClassificationEtna Rosso DOC

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Denomination: Etna Rosso D.O.C.
First vintage: 2003
Production area: Calderara district, Randazzo municipality (Catania)
Grapes: 98% Nerello mascalese, 2% Nerello cap
Vineyard area: 15 ha
Yield per hectare: 5 tons / ha
Terrain: volcanic, extremely stony, shallow, very rich in skeleton
Exposure: north side of Etna at 600-650 meters above sea level
Average age of the vines: from 50 to 100 years
Training system: traditional Etna tree converted to espalier
Harvest period: first ten days of October
Vinification: alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature (28-30 ° C)
Aging: spontaneous malolactic fermentation and maturation in French oak barriques, tonneaux and large casks (10-30 hl) (20% new wood). Bottling after 16-18 months of aging in wood and 1 month of aging in steel
Color: pale ruby ​​with mahogany reflections
Bouquet: intense, with notes of ripe fruit and spices
Taste: structured and full, with present but soft tannins
Pairings: meats, aged cheeses
Alcoholic degree: 14.5%
Serving temperature: 18-20 ° C

Originally bottled by Tenuta delle Terre Nere - Randazzo (CT) - Sicily - Italy

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