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Nicosia Monte Gorna Etna Rosso Riserva 2013

Nicosia Monte Gorna Etna Rosso Riserva 2013

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0,75 l  -  13.50% by vol.
Nicosia
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95
GR
95
SW
95
JS
93
This reserve red wine is produced from the best grapes grown on the lava terraces of the Monte Gorna vineyard. The blend is made predominantly of Nerello Mascalese grapes, the main native variety of Etna. The volcanic terroir gives this wine a unique character and a great minerality. The low yields in the vineyard, the hand-picking and the careful selection of the grapes make our Monte Gorna Riserva Etna Rosso a very elegant wine.
Ruby red with garnet highlights.
Floral hints, spicy notes and scents of licorice, rose hips, dried fruits; a very complex flavor profile that evolves further into the glass in elegant tertiary aromas.
On the palate displays an intact freshness and soft tannins, not yet entirely tamed; an elegant, structured, harmonious taste with a long finish.
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HK$ 290.00
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Serving temperature:
16 - 18°C.
Decanting time:
1 hours
Longevity:
10 - 15 years
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Name Nicosia Monte Gorna Etna Rosso Riserva 2013
Wine type Red still
Classification
Year 2013
Format 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Sicily
Grapes 10% Nerello Cappuccio, 90% Nerello Mascalese
Location Trecastagni (CT)
Climate Altitude: 700-750 m. a.s.l., with good range of temperature between day and night-
Composition of the land The soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals.
System Espalier spurred cordon.
Harvest By hand into crates, in the mid-end of October.
Temperature fermentation 22 °C
Period fermentation 3 weeks.
Vinification Fermentation: on the skins follows for 3 weeks at a controlled temperature of 22 °C. Maceration : cold maceration for 24 hours.
Aging In French oak barrique for 24 months and in the bottle for at least 12 months.
Alcohol 13.50% by volume
Matching Mature cheese, tagliatelle with Porcini mushrooms, ragout of white meat, game birds.
On sale Price Nicosia Monte Gorna Etna Rosso Riserva 2013 HK$ 290.00 

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Back in 1898 Francesco Nicosia, the great-grandfather of the current owner, decided to open his first wine shop in Trecastagni, on the eastern slope of Mount Etna. This was the golden age of Etna wines, which – even then – were renowned and esteemed ...
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Gambero Rosso
 
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2013
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