Nerello Cappuccio IGT (monovitigno)

Verkoop door: Etna Smaak | Categorie: Rood

Area: Countryside Verzella, Castiglione di Sicilia, North of Mt Etna

Altitude: 700 m a.s.l.

Climate: Humid and rainy in the cooler season, high ventilation, luminosity and significant temperature excursions

Soil: Sandy, volcanic, rich in minerals

Age and training system: 12 years. Free standing bush (alberello) and spurred cordon

Vinification: Hand picked harvesting after mid October, vinification in red, long maceration with the skins. After malolactic fermentation the must is transferred into small casks (225 liters) where it matures for 8-10 months. Refining in bottle for 6 months.

Tasting notes: Bright ruby red, very light tints of purple. Red fruit, full bodied, with a touch of vanilla. Dry, bit tannic, balanced, good persistence with red fruit aroma

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