Region:Etna, Northern valley
Vineyard:contrada Feudo di Mezzo, cru Porcaria
Varietal:Nerello Mascalese 100%
Average age of vines:60+ years
Vinification: Destemming and light crushing of the grapes
Fermentation: starting with a “pied-de-cuve” using only indigenous yeasts and skin contact for about 60 days
Aging:In neutral epoxy tanks from 1500 liters to 2500 liters
Filtering:Before bottling with cartridges of 5 micron
Sulphur: values can vary from 5 to 30 mg/l., added or not, depending on the quality of grapes and stability of the wine.
Annual production:approx. 2.000 bottles
Denomination:Etna Rosso DOP or IGP Terre Siciliane Nerello Mascalese
Bottle type:Dark burgundy bottle
Available sizes:750ML, 1500ML and 3000ML
Recommended stemware:Zalto Burgundy
This pure Nerello Mascalese is produced from our old vine alberello cru Porcaria, situated at 640 m. asl. in the contrada Feudo di Mezzo. A challenging location in order to achieve perfection in maturation. It has the power as well as refined elegance in the balanced vintages when everything falls into place. A complete wine.