Etna Rosso RISERVA 2011 "CONTRADA MONTE GORNA" DOC NICOSIA

Sicily
Etna Rosso Riserva DOC
2011
Sku: 1809
Until stocks
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€ 26.95 € 32.20
Shipping within Thursday 18 April, if you order within 1 hour e 41 minutes

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2 bottles
€ 53.90
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-16%
3 bottles
€ 80.85
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-16%
6 bottles
€ 161.70
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-16%

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Punteggio sommelier
93/100
2019

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
NICOSIA
Region
Sicily
Wine list:
Etna
Denomination:
Etna Rosso Riserva DOC
Vintage:
2011
Grapes:
90% Nerello Mascalese, 10% Nerello Cappuccio
Alcohol:
13,50%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Full-bodied and intense
Pairing:
Sausage, Tagliatelle ai Funghi, Scallops with mushrooms, Caponata, Medium-aged cheeses, Hard cheese, Roast meat, Cold meats and salami

Descrizione vino

Etna Rosso Riserva

From the ingneous terraces of the Monte Gorna vineyards there are produced the grapes of this Etna Rosso Riserva wine which has a great complexity. The prevalence are Nerello Mascalese grapes which is the main Etna vineyard that only among these black lands it can achieve its best organoleptic characteristics with a remarkable mineral taste. The profit is low; the picking is manual with a careful selection. The maturation lasts 4 years with two years in French oak barrels of second or third passage which give the smell and taste aromas.

The cultivation soils are volcanic and sandy, rich of minerals and located at 700-750 meters above the sea level with remarkable thermal excursion. The cultivation method is the trellised with cordon spur pruning.

There is a cold maceration for 24 hours. Then it takes place the fermentation in contact with the peels for 3 weeks at 22°C. It follows the French oak barrels aging period for 24 months and finally 12 months in bottle.

 

Characteristics of the Riserve Monte Gorna Etna Rosso Doc wine

It has a light ruby red color almost garnet. The smell has spicy aromas with licorice, dog rose, dry fruits and flowers hints. It has a remarkable aromas bouquet. The taste is lively, fresh, with soft tannins. It is elegant, structured, harmonic and complex with a long persistence.

 

Suggested pairings with this great Sicilian wine of the Nicosia winery

This Sicilian wine of the Nicosia winery is perfect with medium aged cheeses, tagliatelle with mushrooms, white meat ragu, game and black pork sausage. It must be served at 16-18°C with a proof of 13,5%.

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