Arcurìa – Etna Red DOC



  PRODUCER:  Graci


  TYPE:  Nerello Mascalese

  SUB WINE-REGION: North-East side of Etna, Passopisciaro – Castiglione of Sicily

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Weight 1.2 kg

Graci The vineyards are located in the heart of Alcantara Valley, in Contrada Arcurìa, in Contrada Feudo Di Mezzo and Contrada Barbabecchi, at an altitude between 600 and 1,000 meters above sea level.
An old winery that has lost none of its incredible charm timeless and where only reigns the great wood, finally in the care of the image, with some of the most beautiful and elegant labels in circulation. Year after year, the Graci cellar remains a benchmark of the wine scene in Sicily. The clear and steady growth of Etna Bianco quality passes through the unfailing commitment in the countryside, where the yields are very low, with Alberto following a painstaking efforts even work in the basement. The result is a stunning wine that embodies all the aromas and flavors that the land of Etna can give

Year: 2012
Grapes: Nerello Mascalese
Alcohol content: 14%
Grapes provenance: old vineyard on the slopes of Etna North East, Passopisciaro - Castiglione of Sicily
Altitude: between 600 and 700 mt a.s.l.
Plant density per hectare: 6,000 to 10,000
Soil type: brown, rich texture of volcanic origin, among franco sandy to sandy francs, ph-neutral, non-calcareous, from rich to very rich in iron and high nitrogen content
Harvest date: last week of Oct.
Yield per hectare: 40 quintals (three / four bunches per plant)
Fermentation: traditional red without using selected yeasts, no control temperature in vats of truncated conical oak, maceration of the skins for 30 to 90 days
Aging: 24 months in large oak vats with spontaneous course of fermentation malolactic.
Bottle aging: 6 months