This wine is closely linked to the traditions of Etna and the specific soils which are found on the volcano. The techniques employed in its production heighten the varying characteristics of the grapes
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Its personality, elegance and sensual complexities are closely linked to the earth itself. The wine’s mineral flavours recall the lava and volcanic sand. This wine was first bottled in 1982 and today continues to be Murgo’s most important product.
TYPE OF WINE: Etna Rosso D.O.C.
GRAPES FROM: Tenuta San Michele and other vineyards of Etna
HEIGHT OF VINEYARD: from 500/700 metres
SOIL TYPE: volcanic sand
YIELD FOR HECTARE: 50-55 Hl - Ha
PROCESS: Maceration at the controlled temperature of 29° C for 7-8 days
MATURATION: In wooden vats and stainless steel tanks for 12 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13° vol
COLOUR: Ruby Red
AROMA: Red berries spices (blak pepper and cloves)
PALATE Lively and Harmonious, with a long refreshing finish
SERVE WITH: grilled red and white meat, fresh pasta with ragù