Nerello Mascalese Red Sicily IGT 2013



PRODUCER: Terre di Trente

  TYPE: Sicily Red IGT

  VARIETIES: Nerello Mascalese

  WINE SUB-REGION: Feudo S. Anastasia – Randazzo (CT)


Big Red Etna, produced by screws Nerello Mascalese over 70 years.

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Additional Information

Weight 1.20 kg

Year 2006 - 1.st Contrade Etna 2008
Year 2007 - 2.nd Contrade Etna 2009
Year 2007 - Golden Star 2009 - Good wines of Italy

Terre di Trente is located between Etna and the sea. The land, set like a jewel, is at an altitude of 450-550 meters. on the northern slopes of Etna in the ancient village of Lingfield.
The white clay soil is unique in this area. Two other vineyards from the soil of volcanic land are located Verzella, Castiglione di Sicilia, at an altitude of 700 mt., And Passopisciaro to 800 mt.
A total of 8 hectares of vineyards are planted with "Nerello Mascalese", "Carricante" and "Nerello Cappuccio," native vines aged between 70 and 150 years, growing on volcanic soil ("black") or on the clay ("white "), are called" black Soil "or" white Lands ".

Pairings: It goes well with most dishes whether vegetables, meat, fish or poultry.
Sensory characteristics: Deep ruby color; intense aroma and clean hints of blackberry and carob

Classification: IGT
Production area: the northeast slope of Mount Etna, Linguaglossa (CT)
Weather:>/strong> Temperate
Winemaking: malolactic fermentation in temperature-controlled steel and later in barrels of French oak
Aging: 10 months in French oak barrels and 5 months in bottle
Colour: Ruby red
Acidity: 5.4 to 5.7
Alcohol content: 13.6% - 14%
Production: 3-4000 bottles
Breeding: natural
Cultivation method: hand-picked

The famous Belgian beer expert Filip Kesteloot said: Terre di Trente? Probably the best wine in the world. "