2017 Girolamo Russo Etna Rosso 'San Lorenzo'

2017 Benanti Etna Rosso Riserva 'Serra della Contessa,' Sicily

SKU: B271

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750ml
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After twenty years of experience gained with the production of the historic Serra della Contessa Etna Rosso, in 2015 the company decided to reach new peaks of excellence, limiting the harvest of the grapes to only the small particle of pre-phylloxera centenary vines and extending up to The vinification, maturation and refinement period lasts 60 months, giving life to this new exclusive Reserve produced in very limited quantities.

The grapes are harvested and selected manually at the end of September. Fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature of 25°C with long maceration, using a specific native yeast owned by the company, selected in the vineyard and cellar after long experimentation. Malolactic fermentation takes place in steel and subsequently maturation continues in 15 hl French oak barrels for approximately 24 months. Bottle refinement for a further 12 months.

Type
Red
Varietal
Nerello Mascalese
Vintage
2017
Country
Italy
Region
Sicily
Subregion
Etna
Producer
Benanti
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