Nerello Mascalese Lavico 75cl 2017 - Duca di Salaparuta -

Nerello Mascalese 'Lavico' 75cl 2017 - Duca of Salaparuta


The "Lavico" from the Duca di Salaparuta winery is an energetic and mineral red wine with a volcanic character, born on the slopes of Etna from Nerello Mascalese grapes, aged for 12 months in barrique. It gives off hints of red flowers, black pepper, spices and small fruits. On the palate it is fruity, fruity and pleasantly tannic.



TERRITORY OF ORIGIN - North-eastern Sicily, slopes of Etna on the side of the Alcantara valley, municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia. Vajasindi estate.

GRAPE VARIETY - Nerello Mascalese.

TYPE - Red.


SOIL - Volcanic.

ALTITUDE - from 600 to 800 meters a.s.l.

VINEYARDS - Tree-trained. High density of plants per hectare (over 4,000) and low production per vine.

CLIMATE - Cold and snowy winters with fresh springs and dry summers.

HARVEST - Manual, perfectly ripe.

VINIFICATION - Destemming of the grapes, traditional maceration for 7 -8 days at 26 ° - 28 ° C and subsequent malolactic ermentation.

MATURATION - For about 12 months in selected oak barriques.

AGING - After bottling for at least six months in fresh cellars for a perfect fusion of organoleptic characters.

TASTING Color - ruby ​​red with light garnet reflections. Perfume - fragrant, intense, spicy and complex, full of sensations with fruity and vanilla touch well blended together.

Taste - good structure, elegance and personality, lively character, persistent and with austere tannins.

ALCOHOL CONTENT - from 13.0% to 13.5% in vol. according to the vintage.


GASTRONOMIC COMBINATIONS - Particularly suitable for accompany dishes with fragrant flavors based on red meats and cheeses mature. Served chilled (15 ° C.) It goes well with savory fish dishes.

STORAGE - Bottle lying in a very environment cool (15 ° - 17 ° C.) and not excessively moist.

DURATION - Over 5 years if stored in suitable cellars.

FORMATS - 75 cl bottle. and 1.5 lt.


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