Etna Rosso DOC Barrique comes from a cut of "nerello mascalese and nerello cappuccio". Intense ruby red color. The scent is intense with hints of forest and vanilla fruit. The mouth is full, warm, tannic, harmonious and pleasant. Great for all meals, it combines wonder with red meats, cheeses and salami.
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Tenuta Monte Gorna is a family business dominated by a pure passion for the land and for wine, a passion that has been handed down from father to son for three generations. Tenuta Monte Gorna is Mount Etna, 760 meters above sea level, in Carpene district, one of 133 Etna districts where they produce wines DOC, along the Wine Road of Etna. A place of wild beauty, in the Regional Park. The company takes its name from one of the craters around Mount Etna and that trace the profile of the slope southeast of the volcano.
The soil: It is of volcanic origin, sandy, rich in texture and organic matter. Arranged in terraces.
Breeding: Espalier, single cordon with sixth. mt. 2.20 x 0.85.
Recognition: Denominazione di Origine Controllata (Presidential Decree 08/11/1968).
Production area: Mount Etna, the slope South / East, at mt. 760 s.l.m.
Climate: Average temperatures with extreme temperature changes between day and night.
Grapes: Nerello Mascalese 80% and 20% Nerello Cappuccio.
Cultivation Method: Traditional, in the total absence of pesticides, for over ten years practicing organic farming regularly certified.
Grape yield: 70 q.li/ha
Winemaking: In red with thermo-controlled fermentation, pre-fermentation maceration with marc.
Maturation: In steel tanks for 3 months.
Refining: In barriques for 3 months and not less than 12 bottled.
Product: Company Tenuta Monte Gorna.
Color: Deep ruby red.
Bouquet: Intense with hints of berries and vanilla.
Taste: Full, warm, slightly tannic, harmonious and pleasant.
Alcohol content: 13% Vol.
Serving temperature: 18 ° - 20 °
Pairings: Excellent for the whole meal, with red meats, cold cuts and cheeses.