I Custodi delle vigne dell’Etna Pistus Etna Rosso DOC 2013

I Custodi delle vigne dell’Etna Pistus Etna Rosso DOC

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elegant, harmonic, pleasant tannins, good acid persistance.




 

About this Wine


Country Italy
Region Sicilia
Appellation Etna
Winery I Custodi delle vigne dell’Etna
Vintage 2013
Color Red
Varietal(s) Nerello Mascalese (80%), Nerello Cappuccio
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Bottle Size 750
Case Size 12
Alcohol 13.5%
Product Code 4203013
Inventory Sold Out

Owning & Enjoying


Tasting notes

Tasting - Eye: red with bright ruby glares.
Nose: fresh, fruit, floral.
 

Production


Viticulture

The grapes are harvest and selected, brought to the winery in shallow crates, where the whole clusters are soft-crushed. Maceration for about a week in concrete vats.

Age of vineyard: 10 years. Altitude: 650m asl
Terroir: Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals, with subacid reaction.

Vinification

Maturation: In concrete vats for about 9months.

Winery


Winery Description

I Custodi are the keepers, the guardians of Mt. Etna’s vineyards.

To guard means to preserve the land, to maintain the traditions and to respect the people. From these values and from the love for a beautiful land, where the vine was brought by man more than two millennia ago, spring the wines of I Custodi, the result of the generosity and the minerality of the warm volcanic soil, the cold of the Muntagna and the sun of Sicily. 

Healthy vines of all ages, growing densely on ancient dry stone terraces, supported by their stake in chestnut wood, are cultivated in harmony with the environment that surrounds them - only by manual labor and with the help of Ciccio the mule - by I Vigneri, skilfull Etnean winegrowers. Winegrowing as it has always been on Mt. Etna for centuries, without synthetic chemicals, in respect of the people, the landscape and the nature. 

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