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Planeta – Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese

Nerello Mascalese is highly regarded, dark-skinned grape variety which is commonly grown on the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna in the Sicily region.

Based from the record, Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese was formed by historic eruptions and considered legendary.

Planeta – Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese
Planeta – Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese

Grapes are harvested by hand on the 20th of October and put into crates and refrigerated at 10⁰C and selected carefully for destalking.

Fermentation happens in stainless steel vats at a controlled temperature 25⁰C and remains for 21 days with short stirrings followed by malolactic fermentation and maturation for 12 months.

Careful winemaking process contributed to the wine’s characteristics. The transparent ruby red tint makes it more attractive.

The sweet and generous flavors are combined with the aromas of incense, herbs, hibiscus, beeswax and wild fennel, which give the wine drinkers come back to their glasses.

Information about Planeta Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese

Brand name: Planeta Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese
Wine name: Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Appellation: Denominazione di Origine Controllata
Website: Planeta

Tasting Notes

Tint: Luminous, transparent ruby red
Aroma: Incense, herbs, hibiscus, beeswax and wild fennel
Flavour: Sweet and generous
Tannins: Compact
Food pairing: Game dishes with truffles, fish with complex sauces, cheese and salamis
Bottle size: 75 cl
Grapes: 100% Nerello Mascalese
Data Sheet: PDF (Backup)

Planeta – Eruzione 1614 Nerello Mascalese

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