Planeta - Etna Rosso 2018 Ml. 750
To 12 months
This wine is produced at our Feudo di Mezzo winery, situated in the heart of Etna viticulture. It comes from Nerello Mascalese grapes, and from the search for a modern expression of this noble grape variety cultivated in the unique and splendid terroir of Etna.
For five centuries and through seventeen generations, our family has been involved with the course of agricultural evolution in the complex land of Sicily, with an approach always inclined to openness and innovation. Where too often the agricultural world has been confined to ancient ideas of social tradition and production processes, instead we have inherited, from each generation, an instinct to change and to generate positive changes around us, both with people and in the culture.
During the 1900's it was Grandfather Vito who showed us how, rather than in static management of the land, we must all move towards new solutions and new prospects. At Menfi first of all he transformed our small family winery into a large co-operative winery that in a short time, under Diego's management, became a collective property and a model of local development. At the same time as being chairman of the regional institute for vines and wine, Diego contributed as chief mover in the wine making renaissance of Sicily, transforming it into a huge experimental laboratory with illustrious advisers such as Giacomo Tachis, Carlo Corino, Giampaolo Fabris and Attilio Scienza.
In the meantime we have grown. Round the old fortress of Ulmo, where for five centuries we have cultivated our oldest land, a spark was fostered to transfer this experience and all our new ideas in the project of a new company; here, in 1985, we planted our first vineyard.
Two different generations brothers and sisters, children, nieces and nephews work together since then, with the perfect understanding that derives not only from harmony of character and complementing of abilities, but above all from the unity of vision; love for this land, the desire to protect it and the capacity to imagine every day a new way to appreciate it.
|Ageing and Fining||Thus matures in wooden and stainless steel vats for 6-8 months.|
|Ageing||To 12 months|
|Color||Red exhaust notes with purple|
|Aroma||Vanilla, sour cherry, wild strawberry, a very clean floral effect.|
|Aroma||balsamic, Floral, Fruity, Spicy|
|Taste||In the mouth substantial but smooth. Very expressive fruit with more complex aromatic elements of undergrowth, myrtle and oriental spices.|
|Serving temperature||16°-18° C.|
|Blend description||100% Nerello Mascalese|
|Matching||Pasta, Rice with fish and tomato, Fish and tomato soup, Red meat, Grilled meat, White meat, Fish stew|
|Ideal with||Pasta Meat, Seafood Pasta Dishes, Meat Red, Meat White, Fish|
|Classification||Etna Rosso DOC|