Etna Rosso "Contrada Feudo di Mezzo" DOC COTTANERA
From the pure vinification of 100% pure Nerello Mascalese grapes, rigorously reared and selected, within the company areas. The origin of the vines is that of the Castiglione di Sicilia estate, where the Cottanera di Sicilia company operates. Harvest takes place in the second ten days of October with the grapes at perfect ripeness. Vinification involves de-stemming and maceration in contact with the skins at a controlled temperature of 28 ° C for about 30 days. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 26-28 ° C with constant pumping over and punching down; malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. Refinement requires the wine to age 14-16 months in French oak barrels. With subsequent 18 months of bottle aging.
Etna Rosso Contrada Feudo di Mezzo DOC’s features
A light garnet ruby red color. The scent on the nose stands out for floral scents with notes that can also vary on red fruits. Taste on the palate has a great structure with dense and austere but not harsh tannins. The length on the finish confirms that we are dealing with a wine of great longevity.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Etna Rosso Contrada Feudo di Mezzo wine
Perfect with courses based on mushrooms, meat sauces, aged cheeses. The best serving temperature is 16 ° In a high and wide glass. The alcohol content achieved is 13.5% Vol.