Etna Rosso DOC Planeta
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Etna Rosso DOC Planeta

100% Nerello Mascalese, Planeta's Etna Rosso is a drinkable and versatile red wine at the table. Fresh and elegant, it has a marked sapidity and a minerality given to it by the extraordinary volcanic terroir of Etna. A medium-bodied red that is pleasant to drink.

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Among the wines produced on Etna, choose Planeta's Etna Rosso. This Sicilian red wine was born in the Feudo di Mezzo cellar, located in the heart of Etnean viticulture. It is obtained from pure Nerello Mascalese grapes grown in the splendid and unique Etna terroir.

Classification: Etna DOC Red

Grape variety: 100% Nerello Mascalese

Production area: Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)

Vineyards: Feudo di Mezzo, Pietramarina

Type of soil: The land has perfect aspect and position, black from lava sands, and thus extraordinarily rich in minerals, surrounded by woods and more recent lava flows

Altitude: Feudo di Mezzo 610 m a.s.l.; Pietramarina 510 m a.s.l.

Yield per hectare: 70 quintals

Training system: espalier with spurred cordon pruning system

Planting density: 5,050 vines per hectare

Harvesting period: 1-10 October

Vinification: The grapes are gathered in crates of about 15-17 kg and refrigerated at about 10°C and then selected by hand. After destemming fermentation up to 24°C in wooden vats and stainless steel tanks. They remain on the skins for 12-18 days, daily undergoing two manual pressings or a punching-down, then they are drawn off with the help of the vertical press

Maturation: wooden and stainless steel tanks for 6-8 months

Bottling period: July 2022

Total acidity: 5.28 g/l

pH: 3.53

Alcohol content: 13.40% vol

Colour: pale red with purple notes

Nose: vanilla, sour cherry, wild strawberry, a very clean floral effect

Palate: in the mouth substantial but smooth. Very expressive fruit with more complex aromatic elements of undergrowth, myrtle and oriental spices. A wine which unexpectedly transforms into a champion of drinkable red wine with marked savoury flavour and a tasting profile produced by a ferrous touch, rhubarb and very evident black pepper

Pairings: A wine for everyday drinking. Its gastronomic adaptability allows it to accompany the simplest dishes such as pasta with tomato to more complex dishes of meat and fish

Aging capacity: to drink at once or keep for up to 6-7 years

Bottled by Planeta s.s. Menfi (AG) - Italy in Castiglione di Sicilia (CT) - Italy

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Nerello mascalese
Etna Rosso DOC
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