Tenuta di Fessina Il Musmerci Etna Rosso Red Wine 2010
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Country of Origin: Italy
From the suppliers of top Michelin restaurants in Britain, this stunning wine will not disappoint you.
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Denomination: Etna Rosso d.o.c.
Varietals: Narello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio
Oenologist: Federico Curtaz
Agronomist: Federico Curtaz
Colour: dark ruby
Nose: evolved aromas with intense spicy nuances, typical of Nerello Mascalese
Taste: strong and austere tannins. The wine is round, heady with hints of wood.
Characteristics of Production Land
Production area: Contrada Rovittello, Etna
Area under vine: 6 hectares (15 acres)
Year of vineyards planting: 1920
Altitude above sea level: 670 meters (about 1400 feet)
Soil: dark and sandy, with skeleton grain and volcanic hash, typical of the Etna lava flows
Vine density: 8000 plants per hectare / 3200 plants per acre. The Fessina vineyards are surrounded by two semi-circular 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: October. The ripening is late
Harvest technique: hands using perforated crates
Average yield: 70 q./ha
Vinification and Ageing
Fermentation: in a stainless steel at controlled temperature
Time of maceration on the skins: 8/10 days
Malolactic fermentation: spontaneous
Evolution: 20 months in wood (hl 36 large barrel and tonneaux)
Yearly average production: 16,000 (750ml), 1,000 magnums (1.5 litres)
The objective is to produce real "cru", clearly defined by the surrounded environment, by selecting each year the best grapes.
Fessina is like a nest made of thousand small vine stocks, of the typical dark and fertile loam and the laboriousness of the people involved in the project.
Due to the weight of the items, please use the following delivery options based on the number of bottles you are purchasing.
Express: 1-2 bottles
1-2 Days: 3-4 bottles
1st Class: 5-8 bottles
48 Hour: 9-12 bottles
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Produced by: Tenuta di Fessina
Sold by: FortyFive10
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