L' Ardenza Sicilia I.G.T. - Cottanera

L' Ardenza from Etna topproducer Cottanera. A very rare and particular mature red wine made from pure Mondeuse grapes, a grape typical of Upper Savoy in France. Enchanting from the first smell of its extraordinary, elegant bouquet.

17,40€

123-040

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Data sheet

ProducerCottanera
RegionSicilia
ClassificationSicilia I.G.T.
Wine styleDry red wine
GrapesMondeuse
Vintage2012
Maturation12 months in medium toasted French oak barriques followed by 12 months in the bottles.
BouquetFresh vegetal notes lead on to intense, fruity hints of morello, cherry and blueberry, which blend well with pleasant, fine mineral and spicy scents.
TastePleasantly creamy on the palate, it is well sustained by dense noble tannins and a pleasing full-bodied taste. Long lasting, persistent aftertaste.
Pairs withRed meat, game, tasty roasts or seasoned cheeses. Serve at 16-18 C.
Alcohol13,5% vol.
Volume0,75 l

More info

The vines for the L' Ardenza red wine grow in the rich volcanic soil on Mt. Etna in Cottanera’s vineyards near Castiglione di Sicilia in Northeastern Sicily at an altitude of 700 m.

The grapes were manually harvested, sorted, and destemmed. The grapes were fermented and macerated in stainless-steel tanks, followed by malolactic fermentation. The wine was aged for 12 months in medium toasted French oak barriques followed by 12 months in the bottles.

Colour: Rich ruby red.

Bouquet: Fresh vegetal notes lead on to intense, fruity hints of morello, cherry and blueberry, which blend well with pleasant, fine mineral and spicy scents.

Taste: Pleasantly creamy on the palate, it is well sustained by dense noble tannins and a pleasing full-bodied taste. Long lasting, persistent aftertaste.

Longevity 5-10 years.

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