The 1815 Etna Red is produced from grapes carefully selected from the old vineyards that surround the cellar founded in the year 1815, of which the carved lava stone commemorates the first vintage. Wine with a dry, warm, robust but soft palate.
1815 ETNA ROSSO D.O.C. ETNA
APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: D.O.C. Etna ( Certified Organic)
TYPE OF WINE: Red
GRAPE SOURCE: Linguaglossa (CT).
VARIETAL: Nerello Mascalese 90% Nerello Mantellato 10%
VINEYARD YEAR: 1953.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 35 quintals.
CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Long maceration, temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeast.
PLANTING DENSITY: 3500 plants per hectare.
HARVEST PERIOD: Mid-October
VINIFICATION: Cong maceration, temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeast.
FERMENTATION TANKS: 10-12 months in oak barrels.
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 18°C / 20°C.
AGEING: 10-12 months in oak barrels.
BOTTLING PERIOD: End of May.
MACERATION PERIOD:10-12 months in oak barrels.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14.5% vol.
AGEING CAPAClTY: Moderate