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Produced from ancient Prefillosseric vineyards, about 130 years old, this wine represents the pride of the Terre Nere estate. The Nerello Mascalese grapes give Prephylloxera a supernatural finesse also thanks to the presence of volcanic soils with a high percentage of pumice stone mixed with basalt.
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Produced from ancient Prefillosseric vineyards, about 130 years old, this wine represents the pride of the Terre Nere estate. The Nerello Mascalese grapes give Prephilloxera a supernatural finesse also thanks to the presence of volcanic soils with a high percentage of pumice stone mixed with basalt. A more timid wine that needs more time to be best enjoyed, it is therefore advisable to decant it before drinking it.
Denomination: Etna Rosso D.O.C.
First vintage produced: 2006
Production area: Calderara district, Randazzo municipality (Catania)
Grape Variety: 98% Nerello Mascalese, 2% Nerello Cappuccino
Vineyard area: 1 ha
Yield per hectare: 3-3.5 tons / ha
Soil characteristics: volcanic, shallow, very rich in skeleton, traces of ash
Exposure: north side of Etna at 600 meters above sea level
Average age of the vines: vines prior to the phylloxeric attack of the late 1800s
Training system: traditional Etna tree converted to espalier
Harvest period: first ten days of October
Vinification: alcoholic fermentation at controlled temperature (28-30 ° C)
Aging: spontaneous malolactic fermentation and maturation in barriques and tonneaux of
French oak (30% new wood).
Bottling after 16-18 months of aging in wood and 1 month of aging
Appearance: deep ruby with mahogany reflections
Bouquet: complex, notes of wild flowers, red fruits and noble spices
Taste: concentrated, but harmonious and elegant at the same time, of infinite gustatory length
Pairings: Red meats, game, aged cheeses
Recommended serving temperature: 18-20 ° C
Alcoholic degree: 14.5%
Annual production: 6,500 bottles (0.75 l)