||Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)
||Altitude: Petramarina 510 m. a.s.l., Sciaranuova 850 m. a.s.l. Feudo di Mezzo 605 m. a.s.l.
|Composition of the land
||The land has a perfect aspect and position; black with lava sands and due to this is extraordinarily rich in minerals; surrounded by woods and more recent lava flows.
||Pietramarina Spurred cordon, Sciaranuova Spurred cordon, Feudo di Mezzo Alberello.
|Plants n. x hectare
||Pietramarina 5,000 vines, Sciaranuova 5,000 vines, Feudo di Mezzo 10.000 vines.
|Yield x hectare
||Pietramarina 80 quintals, Sciaranuova 70 quintals, Feudo di Mezzo 50 quintals.
||Pietramarina 15 October, Sciaranuova 27 October, Feudo di Mezzo 25 October.
||The grapes are picked into crates and immediately refrigerated at 10⁰C, then selected by hand; after destalking they ferment at 25⁰C in stainless steel vats, remaining on the skins for 21 days, with short stirrings; they are pressed softly with the vertical press, followed by malolactic fermentation in stainless steel.
||In oak barrels for 12 months.
||A wine whose character can allow the most audacious matchings with dishes of similar character. Game, dishes with truffles, fish with complex sauces, cheese and salamis.
||Price Planeta Etna Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese 2017 € 16.16