NARDALICI ETNA D.O.C. – Terre di Giurfo

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.
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