Contrada Sciaranuova V.V.

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Contrada Sciaranuova V.V.

Vintage 2016

Sciaranuova, one of the 4 Contrade in which we live and work, is located at an average elevation of 730 meters a.s.l., between Montelaguardia and Passopisciaro.

It is an area of 14.40 hectares and 4.9 hectares are vineyards, characterized by terraces with dry stone walls and more than 7 hectares of chestnut grove. It has a degrading morphology from South-West to North- East with an average slope of 8.5%.

The territory in which the vineyards of the Contrada Sciaranuova are located is characterized by formations of volcanic origin between the ages of 40,000 and 4,000 years.

  • Grapes: Nerello Mascalese
  • Appellation: Etna DOC
  • Production area: North slopes of Etna volcano – contrada Sciaranuova, Randazzo, Catania – Sicily
  • Soil: volcanic formations that are between 40,000 and 4,000 years old
  • Age of vineyard: 1961
  • Altitudine: 730 m a.s.l.
  • Vineyard exposure: north
  • Training system: espalier
  • Vines per ha: 4160
  • Yields per ha: 78 ql as average
  • Harvest period: 28th October
  • Fermentation temperature: 25°C – 30°C
  • Duration of fermentation: 8 days
  • Malolactic fermentation: fully run
  • Ageing: 12 months in 25hl oak Slavonian barrels
  • Alcohol content: 13,5% Vol.
  • Wine analytical data: pH 3,6 – TA 5,3 g/l – RS 1 g/l – ET 24 g/l

Grapes: Nerello Mascalese
Appellation: Etna DOC
Production area: North slopes of Etna volcano – contrada Sciaranuova, Randazzo, Catania – Sicily
Soil: volcanic formations that are between 40,000 and 4,000 years old
Age of vineyard: 1961

Contrada Sciaranuova V.V.