CONTRADA RAMPANTE

ETNA ROSSO

Classification: DOC
Area of production: Contrada Rampante, Area "Barbagalli", Solicchiata. Northern slopes of Mount Etna.
Altitudine: 850 mt a.s.l.
Grape variety: Nerello Mascalese.
Soil: Stony, light sandy loam.
Growing method: Bush (alberello) pre- phylloxera, 80-100 years old.
Harvest: Second ten days of October.
Aging: 14 month in French, fine grain oak barrels, light toast. Natural malolactic fermentation