DENOMINATION: Etna Rosso D.O.C.
VARIETALS: Nerello Mascalese 90%, Nerello Cappuccio 8%, Minnella, Carricante 2%
COLOR: light ruby
SCENT: wild berries, coriander, cloves, pimento and pink pepper.
TASTE: austere and soft tannins. Round and spicy, Erse tells an old story about Etna winemaking, where for hundred years the red grapes have been mixed with the white ones, a marriage between indigenous varieties. A picture of our melting pot vineyard where tastes and roots are melted together, giving a feminine complexity.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PRODUCTION AREA
PRODUCTION AREA: Rovittello
VINEYARD SURFACE: 6 ha
AGE OF THE VINEYARD: 1950
ALTITUDE: 700 mt.
HARVEST TIME: October
YIELD PER HA: 6.000 kg
VINIFICATION: soft de-stemming and crushing with rollers after a careful selection of the grapes in the vineyard and on the sorting belt in the cellar.
FERMENTATION: fermentation with controlled temperature maceration in stainless steel tanks.
TIME OF MACERATION ON THE PEELS: 6 to 9 days of maceration depending on the vintages, fermentation temperatures between 23 and 26 ° c to extract color and perfumes
AGING: aging in bottle for at least one year
TOTAL PRODUCTION: 25.000