The Orphéus is a wine of an intense ruby red colour. A combination of fruity and spicy aromas with hints of cherry, rich and persistent on the palate, full bodied and pleasing tannins.

ORPHEUS ETNA ROSSO D.O.C. ETNA

SKU: OR13
€17.90Price
  • APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: D.O.C. Etna ( Certified Organic)

    TYPE OF WINE: Red

    GRAPE SOURCE: Linguaglossa (CT).

    VARIETAL: Nerello Mascalese 80% – Nerello Mantellato 20%

    VINEYARD YEAR: 1968.

    YIELD PER HECTARE: 35 quintals.

    CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Long maceration, temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeast.

    HARVEST PERIOD: Mid-October

    VINIFICATION: Long maceration, temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeast.

    FERMENTATION TANKS: 10-12 months in oak barrels.

    FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 18°C / 20°C.

    AGEING: In bottles for 24 months.

    BOTTLING PERIOD: End of May.

    MACERATION PERIOD:10-12 months in oak barrels.

    ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% vol.

    AGEING CAPAClTY: Moderate