Etna Rosso "Fondo Filara" DOC NICOSIA

Sicily
Etna DOC
2014
Sku: 1815
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€ 13.99 € 16.80
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2 bottles
€ 27.98
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-17%
3 bottles
€ 41.97
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-17%
6 bottles
€ 83.94
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-17%

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
90/100
2019

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
NICOSIA
Region
Sicily
Wine list:
Etna
Denomination:
Etna DOC
Vintage:
2014
Grapes:
80% Nerello Mascalese, 20% Nerello Cappuccio
Alcohol:
13,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Grilled meat, Cold meats and salami, Roast meat, Meat stewed, Pasta all'amatriciana, Caponata, Medium-aged cheeses

Descrizione vino

Etna Rosso Nicosia

It is produced with local grapes such as 80% Nerello Mascalese and 20% Nerello Cappuccio cultivated on mineral volcanic soils.

The cultivation soil is sandy-volcanic located at 700-750 meters above the sea level and the cultivation method is the trellised with the cordon spur pruning.

The manual picking takes place in the second-third week of October.

It follows a short maceration of 10-15 days before the fermentation at 24-26°C. It follows the aging period for the 50% in steel and the remaining 5-6 months in barrels and further 3-4 months in big barrels. Finally, the wine rests for 6 months in bottle.

 

Characteristics of the Etna Rosso DOC wine

It has ruby red color almost garnet with the aging. Th smell is elegant with red fruits aromas together with spices and licorice. The taste is warm, strong and persistent with a pleasant balsamic aroma.

 

Suggested pairings with this Etna Rosso DOC wine

This Nicosia Sicilian red wine is perfect with flavored sauces, grilled or roasted meats, game and medium aged cheeses.

It must be served at 18°C in a red wine glass. The proof is 13%.

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