Etna wines

Sentiero delle gerle Etna Rosso DOC

Sentiero delle gerle Etna Rosso DOC

An elegant volcanic red.

Formats 75 cl
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Territory of origin

Etna, south-eastern slope

Grape variety

100% Nerello Mascalese

Classification

Etna Rosso DOC

Harvest time

First half of October

Vinification

The maceration-fermentation process lasts for about 10/12 days at a constant temperature of 25/27° C. After maceration, the wine is separated from the skins without using any pressing. The wine then ages for 10-12 months in 50hl French oak barrels.

100% Nerello Mascalese

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south-eastern slope on 100% volcanic soils

Vine density

Vineyards trained using the counter-espalier system and pruned using the cordon spur method (4350 plants/ha and 7000 kg/ha)

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13,5% vol

Territorio

Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

Visually grainy red, it expresses complex aromas of currant, blackberries, prunes, spices and coffee. Full-bodied and perfectly balanced to the palate, thanks to the elegant tannins and mild freshness, which contribute to making it persistent.

Service temperature

16 - 18° C

Fresh

Structured

Smoothie

Tannic

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Roasted meat

Roasted meat

braised beef

braised beef

Cold cuts

Cold cuts

Products

The ability
to choose

The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.