Pistus, “pressed”, the true symbol of the fatigue of the Etnean Man. The same wine that the farmers of the Muntagna once produced for their daily consumption, and of these men bears the mark: abrupt, wild, angular, spontaneous.
Nerello Mascalese (80%), Nerello Cappuccio.
Alberello (bush) , 7.000 plants per hectar
up to 10 years
700 m (2300 ft.) above sea level
Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals, with subacid reaction.
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 steel vats. Maturation in the same vats for about 9 months. Refining after bottling for at least 2 months
Eye: red with bright ruby glares. Nose: fresh fruit, floreal. Palate: fruity, harmonic, pleasant tannins, good acid persistance.
14 November 2019