CROCEFERRO | Etna rosso DOC 2018
ETNA ROSSO DOC
Croceferro is born from the Nerello Mascalese vineyard of Contrada Piano Filici.
Expression of the typicality of the volcano of great freshness and drinkability.
Type: Etna Rosso DOC
Grapes: Nerello Mascalese 100%
Soil type: volcanic sands with a good presence of red pumice Altitude: 640 meters above sea level
Planting year: 2016
Production area: north-east side,
municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia, Piano Filici district
Training system: espalier trained with spurred cordon
Plants per hectare: 5,600
Yield per hectare: 60 quintals
Harvest period: second ten days of October
Crushing: grapes harvested by hand in small boxes
early in the morning.
Destem and press softly
Alcoholic fermentation: about 12 days in truncated conical steel vats with daily breakage of the cap carried out by fulling Aging: 12 months in French oak tonneaux, on 30
of the mass refines in steel tanks
Refinement in the bottle: at least 6 months at a constant temperature (18 ° C)
Color: clear and bright ruby red
Nose: elegant floral notes of geranium and dog rose intertwine
with delicate hints of strawberry and pomegranate, with a final nuance that recalls pleasant salty notes
Palate: the well-balanced sip alternates vibrant sensations with softer perceptions, giving the palate a sense of ethereal lightness enlivened by a finish that brings back juicy notes of pomegranate