TERRITORY OF ORIGIN: DOC area on the slopes of the volcano Etna
TERRAIN: Soil composition: volcanic, rich in mineral and organic matter.
Altitude: 600m above sea level.
Climate: high mountain with a high level of brightness and wide temperature ranges.
VINIFICATION AND AGEING: Traditional, long thermo-controlled maceration, refining in small oak chestnut casks of 25hl and at least 2 month in bottle.
TASTING NOTES: Colour: ruby red with garnet reflections. Bouquet: intense and persistent with hints of red fruits and spices. Redcurrant, plum, cloves and vanilla. Flavour: dry, soft and well-balanced.
PAIRING: Grilled meat, boiled stews.
Serve at 16°-18° C.