Vena Aetna – Rosè Wine 2017
Etna DOC Rosato
Etna – Denomination of Controlled Origin Rosé
Vineyard: Nerello Mascalese 100%.
Cultivation system: sapling on the row.
Age of the vineyards: 10 and 40 years.
Production Area: East side of Mount Etna, in Zafferana Etnea.
Altitude: 500 m asl.
Climate: of high hills with wide fluctuations in temperature between day and night.
Type of soil: volcanic sandy, mixed with stones, rich in mineral salts.
Vine density: 6.000 plants per hectare.
Yield per hectare: 50 Ql.
Vinification: harvest at the end of September. With the old method “Pista e Mutta”, that is immediate pressing of whole grapes. The juice is fermented without skins at 16-18 ° C.
Ageing: 6 months in stainless steel.
Colour: coral pink.
Bouquet: hints of exotic fruit, rose petals, tomatoes and fresh and spicy aromatic herbs.
Taste: dry, velvety. Balanced freshness, fine sapidity and intensity.
Alcohol content: 12,5 % vol.
Food matches: goes well with fish dishes, pasta with meat sauce and mature cheeses.
Serving temperature: 12-14 °C.
Production manager: Leonardo La Corte
Bottle: bordeaux bottle, of type “noble” (7,3 x 31,9 cm) in white glass. Bottles 75 cl.
Stopper: technical cork, flanged stoppers, environmentally sustainable, in sugarcane biopolymer, zero carbon footprint impact, Nomacorc SelectGreen100. 44 x 24 mm.