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Pistus 2017

Pistus 2017

Etna Rosso DOC

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.

Varietals::

Nerello Mascalese (80%), Nerello Cappuccio.

Training system:

Alberello (bush) , 7.000 plants per hectar

Vines age:

up to 10 years

Altitude:

700 m (2300 ft.) above sea level

Terrain :

Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals, with subacid reaction.

Vinification:

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

Tasting notes::

Eye: red with bright ruby glares. Nose: fresh fruit, floreal. Palate: fruity, harmonic, pleasant tannins, good acid persistance.

Alcohol:

13,5%

Produced bottles:

32.000 of 0,75 l and 300 Magnum

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