Sicily, Italy

Lamorèmio Brut Rosato Metodo Classico — 2018

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  • Vineyard Profile

    • Selection of grapes from vineyards located on the southern slopes of Mount Etna, particularly suitable given the high altitude and abundant luminosity.

      Appellation: Etna D.O.C. Spumante Rosato

      Climate: Mountain climate, humid, rainy and at times snowy in winter, with very high ventilation, luminosity and diurnal range.

      Altitude: 700 to 750 m s.l.m. / 2,300 to 2,450 ft a.s.l.

      Vine Age: : 10 to 20 years old vines

      Training: Trained with the spur-pruned cordon system

      Soil: Volcanic sands, rich in minerals, with sub-acid reaction.

      Density: 6,000 to 7,000 vinestocks per hectare, 2,429 – 2,834 vines per acre

      Yield: 7,000 – 8,000 kg/ha

  • Vinification

    • Grapes are hand picked and softly pressed without any de-stemming. Fermentation takes place in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16-18°C. The wine is left to mature on its lees until late spring, when it is bottled with selected yeasts to induce the second fermentation. The disgorgement and dosage occur after 24 months. The wine then rests for at least three months.

  • Technical Information

    • Varietal Composition: Nerello Mascalese 100%, the noble indigenous red grape variety of Mount Etna
    • Alcohol: 12%
  • Tasting Notes

    • Color: Pink with light ruby glares
      Perlage: Numerous, fine and persistent bubbles
      Taste and Body: Dry, mineral with pleasant acidity, slightly tannic and with persistent red fruit flavors
      Scent: Intense, delicate, with hints of red fruit

    • Serving Suggestions: Cold cuts, cured meats, fresh cheese, vegetables, white meats, seafood, marinated or cooked fish-based recipes and by the glass occasions.