Tenuta di Fessina Il Musmerci Etna Rosso Red Wine 2010

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Tenuta di Fessina Il Musmerci Etna Rosso Red Wine 2010

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Country of Origin: Italy


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    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
    Exposure: north-east
    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
    Crushing: soft
    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.

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    Produced by: Tenuta di Fessina

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    Contains Sulphites


    Typical value Per serving () Per 100

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