Etna red d.o.c. 75cl - 2015 La Gelsomina
The soil of Etna is both lava and clayey, composed of the "gghiara", as the Etneans pronounce it, and the result of numerous eruptions that have followed over the centuries, allowing the dust to settle on the fields and that the magma crystallized. This has made it a place with absolutely unique mineral characteristics, where, at 550 meters above sea level, indigenous varietals of the volcano are grown, such as Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio, Carricante and Moscato dell'Etna.
Varietal: Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio
Denomination: DOC Etna
Terrain: Volcanic soil 520 meters above sea level
Color: ruby red with garnet reflections
Nose: elegant and intense with hints of red fruit and vanilla
Palate: full and harmonious, it reflects the typicality of Nerello Mascalese in all its nobility
Pairings: game, red meats, mutton and tasty cheeses
Vinification: aging in steel for 2 months, then in French allier tonneaux and barriques for 12-15 months; in bottle for at least 4 months
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