1877 Classic Method Etna DOC 2012



PRODUCER: Antichi Vinai

TYPE: DOC Etna Red

  VARIETIES: Nerello Mascalese purity

WINE SUB-REGION: Castiglione of Sicily (CT) and Randazzo (CT)


In these bubbles is all the love for tradition, the strength of the Nerello Mascalese and culture of an ancient process: the classic method.
1877 has been able to wait long in the basalt lava cellars, to give the elegance and character of a great Brut.


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Additional Information

Weight 1.20 kg

Qualification: ETNA - Designation of Origin
Grapes: Nerello Mascalese
Production area: Vineyards on the slopes of Etna falling in Castiglione di Sicilia and Randazzo, breeding in the counter on volcanic soil with strong temperature changes between day and night.
Production technique: the grapes processing at very low pressure and temperature controlled fermentation.
Second fermentation in the bottle with the classic method and yeast contact of at least 20 months.
Alcohol content: 12.5% vol.

By intelligence and passion for the vine the wines Antichi Vinai.
It is for four generations that Gangemi family is dedicated to viticulture and exploitation of Sicilian grapes, especially Etna. In a hundred years of work in the vineyards on the slopes of Etna and in the aging cellars, the passion has added the experience, the experience technology, to give to fans of Sicilian wines to savor great certainties. Antichi Vinai only produces wines from Etna and Sicilian grapes. A clear choice to bring out the character and the tradition of vines on this island were born or have lived for hundreds of years, which have absorbed the characteristics and spirit in a continuous exchange of flavors and fragrances. A particular experience that allows Antichi Vinai to choose the techniques of cultivation and vinification better suited to maintaining the integrity and uniqueness of these wines, without giving in to the lure of the fads that inevitably would distort the authentic character.
To turn every glass in a tasting of the culture and history of Sicily.

Color: bright yellow with creamy foam, fine and persistent.
Scent: Delicately floral with pleasant hints of bread crust.
Taste: Dry, smooth, persistent with the right fresh acidity.
Serving temperature: 6-8 ° C