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Cottanera Etna Rosso Riserva Contrada Zottorinoto 2016

78.90

In this exceptional wine the grapes of our Cru express their deepest character.

The cru Etna Rosso Riserva Contrada Zottorinoto is a garnet red wine.
On the nose, floreal notes and mediterranean erbs are interwoven with red fruits – blueberries, raspberries and blackberries – and spices likes vanilla and black tea.
The palate is velvety and enclosing, sapid and well balanced by noble tannins; persistent.

Vinification

Gentle destemming and maceration with skin contact at controlled temperature – 28°C – for about 30 days.
Fermentation at controlled temperature – 26-28°C – with constant pumping of must over grapes and wine-pressing. Malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels.

Ageing  24 months in French oak barrels, followed by 24 months of aging in bottle.

Number of bottles 1978

Average age of vines 60 years

Food pairing Mushroom and truffle based dishes, game and aged cheese. Try it with pasta with wild boar ragu’ or braised beef.

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Additional information

Additional information

Brand

Cottanera

Biological

Non-Bio

Country

Sicily, Italy

Red or White

Red

Denomination

Etna ROC Rosso Riserva

Bottle Size

75cl

Alcohol Content

13.5%

Grapes

Nerello Mascalese

Altitude

750-800 mt above see level

Food to be paired with

Mushroom and truffle based dishes, game and aged cheese. Try it with pasta with wild boar ragu' or braised beef.