Passione Etna DOC Rosso

Passione Etna DOC Rosso





Country Italy
Region Sicily
Wine Type Red
Grape Variety 85% Nerello Mascalese, 15% Nerello Cappuccio
Vineyard Location Contrada Santo Spirito, Solicchiata di Castiglione di Sicilia, 800 m. a.s.l.
Soil lava (lava flow of 1953)
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 12 months in steel tanks then at least 6 months in bottle
Organic Certifications
Environmentally Friendly
Alcohol Vol 14.0%
Color Intense ruby
Aroma Intense, little red fruits, tobacco, cherry with a balsamic note
Taste 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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