Pietradolce “Feudo di Mezzo” Etna Rosso DOC
100% Nerello Mascalese. Pietradolce “Feudo di Mezzo” Etna Rosso DOC is modern and precise, with notes of strawberry, red plum, mandarin orange zest and wild thyme. Medium-full body, soft tannins and a stunning finish. Magnificent even right away.
At the heart of our philosophy is a love for our land which is equalled by the respect with which we treat it. Pietradolce is a boutique winery that works in traditional ways, using mostly pre-Phylloxera vineyards at 900 meters (about 3,000 feet) above sea level on the northern slopes of Mount Etna.
Grapes: 100% Nerello Mascalese
Vineyards: From a single vineyard near the town of Castiglione di Sicilia
Exposure: Northern Slopes
Altitude: 2,132 feet above sea level
Soil: Volcanic, stony, sandy loam
Vine Training: Bush “Alberello” Trained
Vine Age: 80 years old
Vine Density: 3,643 vines per acre
Time of Harvest: Mid-October
Total Production: 5,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are harvested by hand and left to macerate on the skins for 18 days before soft pressing
Aging Process: The wine is aged 14 months in French, fine-grained oak barrels that have been lightly toasted.
Alcohol Content: 14.00%
Winemaker: Carlo Ferrini
Cellaring: 10-15 years
|Dimensions||12.2 × 10.2 × 7.1 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case