Etna wine scales the heights: report

Abbiamo ospitato Tom Hyland in cantina per farli assaggiare i nostri vini. Vi proponiamo un estratto del suo articolo sui vini etnei:

Murgo use Nerello Mascalese as their principal component of their Etna sparklermany of the finest examples Nerello Mascalese is the chosen variety. This is the situation at Murgo for the vintage-dated Extra Brut, arguably the area’s finest bubbly. Proprietor Michele Scammacca first made sparkling wine from this variety in 1989, because, in his words, “then it was not so easy to sell Etna Rosso. One reason we made it was to find new ways to employ the Nerello Mascalese grape.”

For the 2009 Extra Brut, the wine was aged for a period between five and six years, similar to numerous great sparkling wines from around the world. “Only long aging in contact with the yeasts makes this wine interesting,” Scammacca said. “The Etna terroir gives a very interesting mineral taste that increases the complexity of these sparkling wines.”

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