Etna Rosso "Contrada Villagrande" DOC BARONE DI VILLAGRANDE
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Etna Rosso Superiore Contrada Villagrande is a wine obtained mainly with 80% Nerello Mascalese and 20% Nerello Cappuccio and Nerello Mantellato grapes, grown in the company's vineyards located in Milo Contrada Villagrande, Catania, 700 meters above sea level. After the harvest, we proceed with the fermentation in steel for about 10 days, and aging in 500-liter chestnut barrels for 24 months. The wine is bottled and aged in glass for one year.
Characteristics of this Etna Rosso "Contrada Villagrande" Doc
Upon organoleptic examination, this Sicilian wine shows a bright and fluid ruby red colour; on the nose floral aromas and fresh fruit from the undergrowth harmonize with balsamic and herbaceous notes. In the mouth, the balance between acidity and tannin is striking on the one hand, fruit and minerality on the other. Fine and persistent.
Suggested foof pairings while tasting this red wine
It is a Sicilian red wine perfect with large meat dishes and long cooking. Try it with the Nebrodi Black Pig. This wine should be served at a temperature of 16/18 ° C in a not very large glass.