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Arcurìa Sopra il Pozzo – Etna Rosso

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Arcurìa Sopra il Pozzo – Etna Rosso

The Arcurìa cru sits on the northern slope of the volcano at 700 meters high – it offers the most frank and elegant expression of pure Nerello Mascalese. Sopra il Pozzo, is from select vines within the Arcurìa vineyard.

Appellation:  Etna Rosso DOC

Type:  Red, dry

Varietal: 100% Nerello Mascalese – indigenous to the Etna area

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Ruby with orange reflections. Complex on the nose with aromas of candied citrus, red fruits, anise, and hints of cold smoke, spices, and delicate aromatic herbs. In the mouth the fruit is full with vibrant acidity and a clearly volcanic minerality. The presence of wood is only noticeable as a textural lushness in the mouth.

Vinyard Notes:
Production area: the Arcurìa vineyard on the northeastern slopes of Etna at Passopisciaro, Castiglione di Sicilia.Carmignano DOCG
Altitude: 700 metres above sea level
Vine density: between 6,000 and 10,000 plants per hectare.
Soil types: dark brown in colour, volcanic in origin, well-drained – almost sandy in some parts, neutral pH, not calcareous, mostly very rich in iron and nitrogen.
Certification: Organic

Winemaking Notes:
Maceration on the skins for 18 months. The wine is fermented on cement then aged two years in Stockinger barrels.