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Firriato Le Sabbie dell'Etna Rosso 2017

Le Sabbie dell'Etna Rosso, together with its white variant, is the forerunner of Firriato's many decades of wine production on Etna. Wines from the Cavanera Etnea Estate form part of the elite by birth and are dedicated to exclusivity. They are labels considered for and dedicated to the most demanding wine-lovers.
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IO16555
€10.37
Maximum quantity that can be purchased: 30
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Awards

Expert Year Vote
Veronelli 2013
Wine Spectator 2017 89
Wine Advocated 2008 90
Wine Advocated 2017 87
Caratteristiche

Vintage N/A

Wine zones 20% Nerello Cappuccio, 80% Nerello Mascalese

Alcol 14.00%

Format 0,75 L Standard

Features
Bright ruby red color with lively shades of purple.
Well-balanced and harmonius, it develops with energy and liveliness; it is rich, warm and refined, with suave tannins of extraordinary lineage; The notheworthy lingering aroma is impressive as well as the rewarding juicy finish.
It afford typically mineral, ripe and elegant notes that unfold alternating intense and distinct hints of blackcurrants, prune jam, black cherries, liquorice, pepper and wilted violet.
More details
Type Nerello Mascalese
Classification DOC Etna
Temperature 16-18
Acidity 5.3 g/l
Location Paceco (TP)
Soil Loamy ? sandy of volcanic origin, highly draining.
Density 4000-4500
Vinification The vinification carried out uncontrolled-temperature steel tanks in accordance to red wines tradition.
System Controspalliera con potatura a cordone permanente speronato bilaterale (cordone royat).
Harvest Hand-picking - the 2nd and the 3rd week of October.
Aging 12 months in durmast Slovenian casks of 12 hectolitres.
Ulteriori dettagli
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Location Paceco (TP)
Climate N/A
Produzione annua 0
Harvest N/A
Sistema allevamento N/A
Tecnica produzione N/A
Periodo fermentazione N/A
Affinamento N/A

Address: Paceco (TP)

Web site: www.firriato.it

Year of starter: 1985

Winemaker: Giuseppe Pellegrino

Produced bottles: 18

Hectares: 345


Sicily is blessed with all the natural elements necessary including the wind and the sun, on which the winegrower depends for the production of quality grapes. Casa Vinicola Firriato, which is in the heart of the region with the densest concentration of vines in the whole of Italy, was creted during the mid 80's. the strenght of this company is its youth and the producers, Salvatore and Vinzia Di Gaetano epitomise its entrepeneurial spirit with tenacity and determination. They belive that they are blessed with the resource of one of the most suitable territories in the world ofr wine growing and can therefore meet the challenge to produce great wines.The philosophy of the company is hte following: - the development of indigenous grape varieties to fulfil their maximum potential - the use of those international varieties which are best suited to Sicilian conditions. - focused marketing allied to a pricing philosophy which offers value for money at all levels.

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