Wine Tenuta delle Terre Nere, "Calderara Sottana" Etna Rosso DOC, 2016
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Reviews of purchase Tenuta delle Terre Nere, "Calderara Sottana" Etna Rosso DOC, 2016
The wine is pale ruby color with a red tint.
The taste of the wine is full and complex, well-structured, with rich tannins.
Aromatic bouquet of wine is very soulful, rich tones of ripe fruit, which are complemented by nuances of spice.
The wine will be an excellent pair of red meat, game, Italian pasta, well accentuate the taste of cheese.
Tenuta delle Terre Nere, Calderara Sottana, Etna Rosso DOC, 2011 - bright, fragrant, similar to taste the best wines of Burgundy. Well-balanced wine with silky tannins and a long finish indefinitely. The first vintage was released in 2003. Location of vineyards - the slopes of Etna, near the town of Randazzo, 600-700 meters above sea level. Randazzo is in the vicinity of the crater of the volcano. The soil is composed of volcanic stone and black pumice. The word «Calderara» means "pot", perhaps because the black stones retain the heat produced during the day, for a long time. Harvest for the production of Calderara Sottana spend with 2-3 weeks of October, single vineyard. Age of vines is 50 to 100 years. The collected berries are fermented and macerated for 10-15 days. The obtained product undergoes malolactic fermentation, after which the wine is kept in oak barrels for 18 months.
Tenuta delle Terre Nere - Italian for "black earth" - dates back to the beginning of the 2000s. The owner of the wine sector is Marko di Grazia. He was one of the first who dared to resume the cultivation of grapes in the fertile lands located in areas adjacent to the famous Mount Etna. In 2002 Tenuta delle Terre Nere released its first products under the bold slogan "Burgundy Mediterranean." Wines produced by Marco Di Grazia, different bright flavors and refined elegance typical of Burgundy wines. Tenuta delle Terre Nere using classical methods of winemaking using organic fertilizers. In 2010, the company was certified organic wine.