Quota 1000 Contrada Barbabecchi Terre Siciliane IGP

Alchol : 13.5% vol

Provenience of grapes : from Contrada Barbabecchi, Solicchiata, municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia, Northern slope of Mount Etna, from 1,000 to 1,100 metres above sea level

Type of plant : old alberello-trained vineyard

Density of plants per hectares : 8,000

Yield per hectar:  10 q.

Soil : Dark-brown, of volcanic origin, rich in skeleton, between sand-rich and sandy francs, ph neutral, not calcareous, from rich to very rich in iron and with high nitrogen content

Treatments : sulphur and copper

Harvest : first week of November

Vinification: traditional red vinification in large oak barrels without temperature control. Maceration on skins for 30 days about

Aging : 24 months in large oak barrels with spontaneous development of malolactic fermentation and aging for at least 12 months in bottle

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