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Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Etna Rosso DOC “I Nove Fratelli”
90% Nerello Mascalese, 10% Nerello Cappuccio 120 years Volcanic 1.7 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Etna Rosso DOC “I Nove Fratelli”:

• Hand harvested, grapes sorted in the vineyard

• Grapes crushed by foot, fed into tank by gravity

• Tanks for fermentation are made from volcanic rocks covered in cement

• Fermentation with indigenous yeasts lasts 20 days

• Regular punchdowns at beginning of fermentation, punchdowns end when fermentation is fully going

• Wine is aged in 500L, old, oak barrels for 15 months


General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Sicily
Appellation(s)
Etna Rosso
Producer
Federica Turillo and Cesare Fulvio
Founded
2005
Annual Production
350 cases
Farming
Organic (certified), Biodynamic (practicing)
Website
http://www.masseriadelpino.it
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