||Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)
||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.
||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.
||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.
||Price Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Pietrarizzo 2017 € 22.37