Etna Rosso Firriato
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Etna Rosso Firriato

Obtained from Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio grapes, Etna Rosso di Firriato is an enveloping, persistent Sicilian wine, with tannins of singular pleasantness and elegance. The extraordinary terroir of Etna gives it refinement and great personality.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2019
€12.00 (tax incl.) €9.84 (tax excl.)
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CLASSIFICATION: D.O.C Etna

GRAPE VARIETY: Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio

VINEYARD LOCATION: Territory of Castiglione di Sicilia (Catania, Sicily) - Cavanera Etnea Estate

ORIGIN OF THE GRAPES: Different vineyards in the North Area of the Etna

SOIL COMPOSITION: Loamy – sandy of volcanic origin, highly draining

EXPOSURE: North area side of the volcano: vineyards placement from 550 to 700 m a.s.l.

TRAINING SYSTEM: Alberello Etneo

VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 4.000/4.500

YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 7.500/7.700 kg

HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking - the 2nd and the 3rd week of October

FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 26-27°C

PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 14 days

VINIFICATION METHOD: The vinification carried out uncontrolled-temperature steel tanks in accordance to red wines tradition

MATURATION IN BOTTLE: 6 months

ALCOHOL: 13.80% vol.

PH: 3.25 (average)

TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.91 g/l (average)

1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: Vintage year 1994

VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 160.000 bottles

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C

RECCOMENDED GLASS: Not too wide, with slightly rounded bowl

COLOR: Bright ruby red color with lively shades of purple.

NOSE: It afford typically mineral, ripe and elegant notes that unfold alternating intense and distinct hints of blackcurrants, prune jam, black cherries, liquorice, pepper and wilted violet.

PALATE: Well-balanced and harmonius, it develops with energy and liveliness; it is rich, warm and refined, with suave tannins of extraordinary lineage; The notheworthy lingering aroma is impressive as well as the rewarding juicy finish.

PAIRING: Suitable for grilled meat dishes, roasts, game and medium-aged cheeses.


Bottled at the origin by FIRRIATO S.r.l. - Paceco - ITALY

8002815406468
Alcohol level
13.5%
Cellars
Firriato
Grapes
Nerello Mascalese - Nerello Cappuccio
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Etna Rosso DOC
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