Versante Nord Rosso | Eduardo Torres Acosta

The fruit for Versante Nord comes from two parcels – Pietramarina and Crasa – on the cooler, north-facing side of Mt. Etna, where vines average 50 years old. Showing typical Nerello Mascalese characters, spices and red cherries dominate with a mineral volcanic undertone.

Region:

Sicily

Appellation:

IGT Terre Siciliane

Variety / Blend:

80% Nerello Mascalese: 20% native varieties:

Climate:

Mediterranean

Soils:

Volcanic

Farming:

Organic

Altitude:

550-770 metres

Fermentation:

spontaneous with some whole clusters. 15 day maceration in cement tank.

Ageing:

16 months in 7.5 hectoliter Slavonian oak botti

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