GRACI ETNA ROSSO DOC 2016 - SICILY/RED CL 75

100% Nerello Mascalese grape


GRACI ETNA ROSSO DOC 2016 - SICILY/RED CL 75

euro 26.30

Graci Wine company is situated on the North slope of Mount Etna at Passopisciaro, an area where viticulture goes back several thousand years. Its vineyards are to be found at an altitude of between 600 and 1,100 metres above sea level. Planting density ranges between 6,000 and 10,000 vines per hectare. Some of the vines are on their own roots, that is to say are ungrafted.

Recommended with: Red meat and aged cheeses.

Classification: Etna D.O.C. (Designation of Controlled Origin) Wine Company: Graci Grape Varieties: Nerello Mascalese 100% Colour: Red Region: Sicily (Italy) Production Area: Northern East slope of Etna, Passopisciaro (Randazzo, CT) Year: 2016 Soil type: Brown, volcanic origin, rich in skeleton, loamy sand, with a neuter PH, non calcareous, rich in iron and with a high content of nitrogen Altitude: 600/700 m.a.s.l. Vines per hectare: between 6.000 and 10.000 Yield per hectare: 5 tonnes  Harvest: Second half of October Vinification: Traditional fermentation in red, without using selected yeasts, without temperature control; maceration with the skins for 12-15 days. Refining:  12 months in big oak tanks with spontaneous malolactic fermentation. In bottle for 2 months. Alcohol content: 14,50% vol. Bottle: 75 cl


TYPE: Red
BOTTLE TYPE: CL 75 - Standard
WINE COMPANY: Graci
ITALIAN REGION/OTHER COUNTRIES: Sicily
ITALIAN PROVINCE: Catania
AREA: Etna Mountain
VINTAGE: 2016
CLASSIFICATION: DOC/DOP
GRAPE VARIETY: Nerello Mascalese



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