Donnafugata Fragore Etna Rosso DOC
Description Ruby red colored, offers an ample and deep bouquet with notes of wild blackberryand forest floor that blend withbalsamic, mineral (flint) andtobacconuances. Due to its complexity and structure withimportant tannins, together with its remarkable persistence, this crufrom Contrada Montelaguardia is an authentic expression of volcanic energy.
Harvest Manual harvesting and careful selection of grapes transported into crates.
Vinification Once the clusters reach the winery they undergo further selection on a vibrating table, followed by grape selection thanks to a latest generation destemmer, able to discard the green and overripe grapes. Fermentation in stainless steel with maceration on the skins for 10-12 days at a temperature of 25 °C. Aging in French oak (second and third passage barriques) for 14 months and then at least 18 months in bottle before release.
Grape Variety 100% Nerello Mascalese.