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Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Trimarchisa 2016

Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Trimarchisa 2016

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0,75 l  -  14.00% by vol.
Cantine Tornatore
XW
92
RP
91
GR
95
JS
95
The Trimarchisa district is located in Verzella (a hamlet of Castiglione di Sicilia). It is a ridge of lava soil, with the presence of calcareous sediments, sloping down towards the Alcantara river. The vines used are Nerello Mascalese and a small part of Nerello Cappuoccio. The vines have an average age of over 40 years.
Ruby red.
Rich and complex on the nose, remembers blackberries and black cherry. Delicate hint of wood.
Complex with an extraordinary persistence.
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Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Name Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Trimarchisa 2016
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2016
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Sicily
Grapes 5% Nerello Cappuccio, 95% Nerello Mascalese
Location Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)
System Cordon pruned and tied-up vine.
Yield x 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 grapes 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. 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 hectoliters, 18 months before being bottled.
Aging 18 months in wooden barrels and in cement tanks and 6 months in bottle.
Alcohol 14.00% by volume
Production year 11,000 bottles
On sale Price Tornatore Etna Rosso Contrada Trimarchisa 2016 € 42.50  With VAT

Cantine Tornatore

From this winery:
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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2016
James Suckling
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91/100 
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