Etna Rosso from the famous innovative Sicilian top producer Planeta. A wine which unexpectedly transforms into a champion of drinkable red wine with marked savory flavour and a tasting profile produced by a ferrous touch, rhubarb and very evident black pepper.
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|Wine style||Dry red wine|
|Pairs with||Pasta dishes, pizza, tasty meat dishes and medium aged cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.|
|Bouquet||Vanilla, sour cherry, wild strawberry, a very clean floral effect|
|Taste||In the mouth substantial but smooth. Very expressive fruit with more complex aromatic elements of undergrowth, myrtle and oriental spices.|
|Maturation||In large wooden and stainless steel vats for 6-8 months.|
|Classification||Etna Rosso D.O.C.|
The Nerello Mascalese vines for the Etna Rosso grow in the rich black lava sands in the Pietramarina vineyard at Planta’s Feudo di Mezzo winery on the northern slopes of Mount Etna near Castiglione di Sicilia at an altitude of 510 m.
The grapes were manually harvested and carefully sorted followed by a soft pressing of the grapes. The must was fermented in wooden vats and in stainless steel vats and remained on the skins for 14 days. The wine was matured in large wooden and stainless steel vats for 6-8 months.
Colour: Ruby red.
Bouquet: Vanilla, sour cherry, wild strawberry, a very clean floral effect
Taste: In the mouth substantial but smooth. Very expressive fruit with more complex aromatic elements of undergrowth, myrtle and oriental spices.
Longevity: 3-5 years.