It comes from Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio grapes, grown on the volcanic Etna slopes. Here, the sandy soil of lava origin and the strong temperature range between day and night-time make a highly strong personality wine, improving after 12 months’ barrique.
The result is an intense wine, characterised by red ruby colour with garnet shades, an intensely wine scent and a pleasantly full-bodied wine, which perfectly marries red meat and game.
Petralava – Etna Rosso DOC – Antichi Vinai (1 bottle).
Nerello Mascalese e Nerello Cappuccio
Sicily, vineyards on the slopes of’Etna in the municipalities of Castiglione di Sicilia and randazzo
Manual harvesting of grapes in the second decade of October; long maceration with temperature-controlled marc.
Maturation in oak and chestnut barrels of 30 hl. and in bottle for at least 12 months.
Ruby red, tending to garnet with long aging in bottle.
Rich aroma, with elegant floral scents and pleasant vanilla notes.
Dry, with rape tannins.
Red meats, games.
Ability to age:
More than 10 years, only if stored at 18° or less, protected by lights and in horizontal position.
Alcohol Content: 13% vol.
Service Temperatue: 16-18°C
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