Pistus
Etna Rosso DOC


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Varietals: Nerello Mascalese (80%), Nerello Cappuccio


Vines: Espalier, currently in conversion to traditional bush training system


Age of vineyard: 10 years


Altitude: 650 m amsl


Terrain: Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals, with subacid reaction.


Vinification: The grapes are harvest and selected, brought to the winery in shallow crates, where the whole clusters are soft-crushed. Maceration for about a week in concrete vats.


Maturation: In concrete vats for about 9 months.


Refining: After bottling for at least 2 months.


Produced bottles: 14,000 (2012 vintage)


Tasting notes:

Eye: red with bright ruby glares.
Nose: fresh fruit, floreal.
Palate: fruity, harmonic, pleasant tannins, good acid persistance.


Alcohol: 13.5%

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