From the suppliers of top Michelin restaurants in Britain, this stunning wine will not disappoint you.
Erse, the call of dawn and of dew at sunrise.
As blue as dew droplets.
As blue as the Etnean sky.
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Denomination: Etna Rosso D.O.C.
Grape Varieties: Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio
Oenologist: Federico Curtaz
Agronomist: Federico Curtaz
Colour: Light Ruby
Nose: Fruity with intense spicy nuances, typical od the varietal
Taste: Strong and austere tannis. The wine is enveloping and immediate. Erse is a simple, elegant and infinitely 'feminine' wine.
Characteristics of Production Land
Growing Location: Contrada Rovittello, Etna
Area Under Vine: 6 hectares (15 acres)
Year of Vineyards planting: 1950
Altitude Above Sea Level: mt. 670 (about 1400 feet)
Soil: Dark and sandy with skeleton grain and volcanic hash, typical of the Etna lava flows.
Vine Density: 8,000 plants per hectare / 3,200 plants per acre
The Fessina vineyards are surrounded by two semicircular sciare (screes), which embrace them, like a mother. They are made of lava flows of the past, which followed one after the other since 500,000 years.
Training System: Head-trained, planted at 1.15 x 1.15
Harvest Technique: By hands using perforated crates
Average Yield: 80 q./ha
Vinification and Ageing
Fermentation: In stainless steel at controlled temperature
Time of Maceration on the Skins: 5/6 days
Malolactic Fermentation: Spontaneous
Yearly Average Production: 16000 bottles
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Produced by: Tenuta di Fessina
Sold by: FortyFive10
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