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NARDALICI ETNA D.O.C. - Terre di Giurfo - Mediterraneo Italian Wine Imports
TECHNICAL PROFILE APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: Etna D.O.C. Denominetion of Controlled Origin. TYPE OF WINE: Red. GRAPE SOURCE: Viagrande Aci Sant’Antonio (CT). VARIETAL: 85% Nerello Mascalese 15% Nerello Cappuccio. VINEYARD YEAR: 1930. TERROIR ALTITUDE: 700 meters above sea level. MICROCLIMATE: Hilly, characterized by strong contrasts between day and night. SOIL: Volcanic loose, rich in minerals. CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Alberate. PLANTING DENSITY: 10000 plants per hectare. HARVEST PERIOD: Mid of October. VINIFICATION: In red with maceration on skins. FERMENTATION TANKS: Stainless-steel, 150 hl. capacity. FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 20 - 25°C. AGING: Refining in stainless steel, followed in bottle. BOTTLING PERIOD: Early March. MACERATION PERIOD: 15 days on skins. ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.00% vol. AGING CAPACITY: 15 years. ORGANOLECTIC PROFILE COLOR: Ruby red. BOUQUET: Characteristic of the variety, with notes of red berries. TASTE: note of cinnamon and pepper. SERVING TEMPERATURE: 16 – 22°C. FOOD TO PAIR WITH: Ideal accompaniment to grilled meat, roasts, game and matured cheeses.