Wine Cottanera, Etna Rosso DOC, 2010
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Reviews of purchase Cottanera, Etna Rosso DOC, 2010
The wine is ruby color with a hint of raspberry and amber rim.
The structure of the wine based on strict dense tannins, which are complemented by fruity acidity, hints of spicy spices, wood, rose hips and berries. The finish has an impressive length and ends with notes of liquorice, tar and smoke.
Elegant aroma of wine generously filled with floral tones, notes of truffle, undergrowth, coffee and ripe fragrant fruit.
The wine will be an excellent pair of red meat, poultry, pasta with meat sauce, lasagna and aromatic cheeses.
Etna Rosso - great wine, enchanting magic expression of terroir, located on the slopes of Mount Etna. It is made from grape varieties Nerello Cappuccio Nerello Maskaleze and have long been grown in the area. These varieties often complement each other in blends and gives an elegant bouquet with lavish floral tones that give the wine freshness. The harvest is collected in the third week of October and fermented in stainless steel vats with pre-maceration on the skins for 16-18 days. With the passage of the fermentation temperature regime complies with 26-28 ° C. 9 months, 50% of the wine is aged in large oak barrels, and the remaining 50% - in barriques of French oak (30% of which - new). After bottling the wine remains in store for another 18 months.
Vintage 2010 was awarded a silver medal at the competition "Decanter World Wine Awards" in 2014.
The founder of the winery was Kottanera Guglielmo Cambria, who together with his brother Enzo in the early 1990s, broke in the place of the old walnut groves large vineyard. The name for the company he gave in honor of the ancient settlement, which was located along the banks of the River Alcantara, whose inhabitants were engaged in wine growing.
"We can not look into the future, but we can use the experience that we already have. Earth as my father taught me, is of paramount importance, since she is the beginning of everything and be what we will become in the future." This basic tenet of philosophy Guglielmo sought to pass on to their children, who after his death was at the helm of the family company. Mariandzhela, Francesco and Emanuele, dividing responsibilities, adhere to the principles of combining tradition and innovation both in production and in work in the vineyards. Pruning, leaf removal, thinning and harvest 65 hectares of their land going to a team consisting of 25 women. This is due to the fact that women's hands more gentle and protective of the vines, which has beneficial effects on the quality of the grapes.