Nerello Mascalese

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: Soft pink
Bouquet: Berries with floral scents
Flavour: full with velvet tannins and sweet

Training

Production Area: North Etna
Vineyards in Ha: 10
Exposition: North/South
Altitude:700 metres above sea level
Soil Type: Vulcanic soil
Vineyards age: 10-12
Planting density for hectare: 4000 plantes
Training system: spurred cordon
Ql. Grapes/ha: 80 about
Yield for hectare: 60% about
Harvest period: September
Climate: Hot with a termic excursion between days and night

Vinification

Light maceration and soft press
Fermentation equipment: Steel fermenters
Duration of fermentation in days: 16-18
Fermentation temperature in C°: 28
Malolactic fermentation: no

Laboratory analysis

Sugar content at harvest time: 19-20° babo
Total Acidity of the must at harvest time: 7,5
Alcohol content: 12,5 % Vol
Ph: 3.02

Refinement

Steel fermenters
Bottle ageing: 3 month

Packaging

Glass bottles: 0,75l
N° of bottles in box: 6

Serving suggestion

Shellfish and fresh cheese

Linea Morgentino

The ancient valley of Morgantina, Sicilian hinterland that inspired the name sparkling winesboth in the variety of white and red. Both retain their uniqueness and purity. The Rosso from Nerello Mascalese and Nero d'Avola vines, with the aromas of forest fruit, returns with a leap in time to the ancient corners of an enchanted island like Sicily, where shadows and shapes glide over the past and caress the present. A present that is reflected in this wine that releases solar shades in which they play body and lightnes