|Grape Variety / Traubensorte||Nerello Mascalese (95%), Nerello Cappuccio, Alicante & a few hand full of local indigenous grapes.|
|SO2 (Sulphites) Added||a tiny quantity ahead of bottling|
|Soils / Böden||Black volcanic soils|
|Vinification||This new wine from “Vino di Anna” is a blend of several micro-vinifications made during the 2016 harvest. Organically and bio-dynamically grown grapes were hand harvested from numerous old bush vine vineyards located on the north face of Mt Etna. Each wine was a field blend; Nerello Mascalese (95%), Nerello Cappuccio, Alicante (Grenache) and a small percentage of white grapes (Grecanico, Minella, Catarratto). One vineyard was vinified in a 20 hl oak cask, another older, higher vineyard in a Qvevri, others in mastellone and stainless steel. When it came time to bottle Palmento Rosso, Jeudi 15 and Qvevri 2016, these wines didn’t fit into the above blends from a stylistic point. So a decision was made to blend them together to create a new red from Mt Etna; Palmentino Rosso.