Etna Rosso Saeculare ICustodi

Etna Rosso Riserva “SÆCULARE” D.O.C.

 64,95

About the wine

Winery: ICustodi
Wine:
Etna Rosso “SÆCULARE”
Classification:
DOC
Grape variety:
Nerello Mascalese (80%), Nerello Cappuccio
Region/Area:
Etna (Sicily)
Type:
Dry red wine
Ground:
Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals
Harvest: 2013
Alcohol:
13,5%
Closure:
Cork
Serving temperature:
18-20° C
Mounting potential:
Long shelf life
Content:
0.75L

Vinification

The grapes come from vines up to 250 years old and are harvested manually around mid-October. Selected grapes are brought to the winery in shallow crates. Here they are crushed after dehulling about 80% of the clusters. Maceration takes place for 12 days in steel vats at a temperature of 25-28°C. Then malolactic fermentation takes place in tonneaux. The wine matures for a minimum of 36 months in both tonneaux and bottle.

Colour

The wine has a ruby red color.

Odor

The nose is ethereal and intense with hints of ripe fruit and tobacco.

Taste impression

The pallet is elegant and harmonious with quite a long finish and pleasant tannins.

Culinary advice

This Etna Rosso is very food-friendly and can be paired with many different dishes including grilled or roasted white meats.

Awards

Tasting Notes

OTHER SUGGESTIONS…

Azienda Agricola Monchiero

2013

 54,95

Col di Lamo

2020

 24,95

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