2016 'a Rina Etna Rosso from top Etna producer Girolamo Russo. A young potent and elegant organic red wine made from Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio grapes grown high on the northern slopes of Mount Etna.
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|Grapes||Nerello Mascalese 94% and Nerello Cappuccio 6%|
|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Red meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
The Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio vines for 'a Rina red wine grow in various vineyards located at around 650-780 m. altitude on the northern slopes of Etna. The vines, which are up to 80 years old, grow in Etna’s black, mineral-rich volcanic soil.
Colour: Ruby red.
Bouquet: Elegant, with good complexity and with notes cherries and plums, leather and tobacco.
Taste: Fresh and complex, with supple, velvety tannins, good structure. Pleasant to drink,with good persistence.
Longevity 5-10 years.