Sparkling wine Nerello Mascalese


A sparkling wine with fine and long lasting bubbles. Its floral nose, reminiscent of Jasmine, is fresh and cool on the palate with an equal and harmonious balance between acidity and structure.

Classification

Igt terre siciliane

Grape variety

Nerello mascalese

Altitude

750m above sea level

Vines

10 year old and over free standing espaliered vines

Ageing

Approximately four months on the lees in stainless steel vats

Alcoholic volume

12% vol.

Colour

White

Area of production

The north-east slopes of Mount Etna

Soil

Volcanic

Vinification

In reduction at a controlled temperature of 12-14° in stainless steel vats

Temperature

10-12°c

Goes well with

Shellfish based first courses or is excellent as an apéritif