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Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Pietrarizzo 2017

Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Pietrarizzo 2017

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0,75 l  -  14.50% vol.
Cantine Tornatore
XW
90
RP
90
JS
92
Ruby red.
Delicate and incredibly balanced on the nose, clear hints of red berries, fl owers, perfectly integrated to a minerality and evolution worthy of a great wine.
Great structure on the mouth with a surprising drinkability and elegance.
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€ 22.37
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Serve at:
14 -16°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
Pairing:
Name Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Pietrarizzo 2017
Type Red still
Classification
Year 2017
Size 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Sicily
Grape varieties 100% Nerello Mascalese
Origin Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)
Cultivation system Counter-espalier.
Yield per hectare 60 q
Harvest 2th and 3th dacade of October.After the grapes are harvested by hand in small crates they are quickly brought to the winery where they are manually selected on a beltconveyor.
Vinification Then they are destemmed and not completely crushed, and sent to truncated cone shaped wooden vat, where they macerate for about 10/12 days at a temperature of 22-25 °C. On a daily basis, many times per day, the grapes on maceration are manually punched down with the usage of a pneumatic fulling machine.
Ageing More than 1 year in wooden barrels and in cement tanks and about 3 months in bottle. After fermentation, the grapes are left to macerate for few days more, than wine is separated from grape skins, which are pressed with a traditional vertical press. The wine obtained is aged in wooden barrels of 25 hectoliter for 12 month before being bottled.
Alcohol content 14.50% by volume
Production year 23,000 bottles
Sulphites Contains sulphites
On offer Price Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Pietrarizzo 2017 € 22.37  ex VAT

Cantine Tornatore

The beginning of the cultivation of the vine, the wine production, by Tornatore Family dates back to 1865 when the great grandfather of the current owner undertakes farming. In 1910 Giuseppe, the grandfather of the current owner, built a house with a...
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92/100 
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90/100 
2017
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