Vinupetra Etna Rosso Price € 42.90

vinupetra etna rosso doc 2006 i vigneri 2

A very well-resolved and composed wine that shows deep, dark, ripe plum and cherry fruit aromas, some terrific dark, stony, minerally accents. It has a sanguine edge, really lovely depth and focus, and a bright fragrance. The palate's built on ripe and rich tannins, with really convincing depth and dark fruits, sweet, ripe and long. A terrific wine.

Vinupetra is an Etna Rosso produced in the Vigna Calderara in Contrada Porcheria along the northern slopes of Mt. Etna at an elevation of 700 meters. The native vines are Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio, along with Alicante and what locals call“Francisi”. The vineyard covers 0.85 hectares with an average vine age of 100 years, with only Etnean alberello (bush-trained) and 1m x 1m vine spacing.The vineyard is cultivated and harvested by hand using only natural products. During fermentation and winemaking, there has been no use of fridges and biotechnology. Racking and bottling are carried out following moon phases.

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