Altero Etna DOC Rosso

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Altero Etna DOC Rosso





Winery Theresa Eccher
Wine Label Altero Etna DOC Rosso
VinWine Brand Volcanic Origin Collection
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Wine Type Red
Grape Variety 98% Nerello Mascalese, 2% Nerello Cappuccio
Vineyard Location Contrada Pontale Palino, Solicchiata di Castiglione di Sicilia, 800 m. a.s.l.
Soil Lava (lava flow of 1881)
Harvest Second half of October, manual, in 20 kilos crates
Vinification Gentle destemming and maceration with skin contact. Fermentation at controlled temperature with constant pumping of must over grapes and wine-pressing. Malolactic fermentation triggered by native yeasts
Aging About 40 months in large french oak casks then at least 6 months in bottle
Organic Certifications
Environmentally Friendly
Alcohol Vol 14.5%
Color Intense ruby
Aroma Intense, little red fruits, tobacco, cherry with a balsamic note
Taste Extremely elegant, complex, balanced, fresh
Food Pairing Best served with red meats, mature cheeses, food with intense taste
Serving Temperature  18°-20° C /  64° – 68°
Standard Bottle Size (L) 0.75


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