Pura Aetna – GRAPPA


Pura Aetna – Grappa


Grape marc: Nerello Mascalese.

Cultivation system: sapling on the row and sapling classic on lava stone terraces.

Age of the vineyards: 40 and 80 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.

Distillation method: slow in discontinuous alembic at low pressure steam .

Ageing: 6 months in stainless steel.

Colour: transparent and crystalline.

Scent: elegant,  typical of the grape. Delicate hints of grape, apple, plum and reminiscences of rose petals.

Taste: soft, dry, with sapidity and minerality. Harmonious and quite persistent

Alcohol content: 42 % vol.

Serving temperature: 16 °C.

Calyx: Small tulip glass.

Master distiller: Giovanni La Fauci.

Quantity: 800 numbered bottles.

Bottle: bordeaux bottle, of type “primavera” (6,1 x 33 cm) in white glass. Bottles 50 cl.

Stopper: technical cork, stopper “T”.


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