The Mamertino Rosso DOC is a pure wine that only stainless steel can make. However, simplicity is not for everyone and the 24-month aging is its strength. With no frills or virtuosities but with natural simplicity, perfect balance is achieved.
Denomination: D.O.C. Mamertino Rosso
Grape Variety: Nero d’Avola, Nocera, Nerello Mascalese.
Type of grapevine: pruned-spur vines
Agriculture: Organic with use of bio-dynamic treatment, no chemical intervention.
Harvest: early in the morning, in small 16-kilo cases. Hand-picked grapes.
Oenologist: Alessandro Pensabene.
Winemaking process: Extended maceration on skins at controlled temperatures that vary from 18°C to 24°C depending on winemaking phase with pumpovers, delestage and consequent malolactic fermentation.
Aging: 24 months in stainless steel tanks.
Colour: A vibrant ruby red with shades of violet.
Nose: Fruity aroma with a hint of blueberry.
Taste: Full bodied rich in tannins. Well balanced.
Alcohol: from 13,5% vol to 14.5% vol based on the year of production