Pietradolce Etna Rosso DOC
100% Nerello Mascalese. Pietradolce Etna Rosso DOC is bright red in color with notes of berries and brushwood. Elegance, minerality and excellent persistence on the palate.
From young vineyards, characterized by lively freshness and approachability. This wine is ideal as an entry-level Nerello Mascalese, step one to the enjoyment and appreciation of Etna terrain.
Grapes: 100% Nerello Mascalese
Vineyards: From a single vineyard near the town of Castiglione di Sicilia
Exposure: Northern Slopes
Altitude: 2,625 feet above sea level
Soil: Stony, light sandy loam
Vine Training: Bush “Alberello” trained
Vine Age: 12 years old
Vine Density: 2,024 vines per acre
Time of Harvest: Mid-October
Total Production: 10,000 bottles
Vinification Process: Grapes are harvested by hand and left to macerate on the skins for 15-18 days in cement tank before soft pressing
Aging Process: The wine is aged three months in French, fine-grained oak barrels that have been lightly toasted. Natural malolactic fermentation is employed.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini
Cellaring: Up to 10 years
|Dimensions||12.2 × 10.2 × 14.2 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 12 bottles per case