Antichi Vinai Etna Rosso Riserva ‘Koinè’ | 2016
Importer Notes: Sourced from the oldest vines and highest elevation vineyards that the Gangemi’s farm on Mount Etna. Made in limited quantities.
Grapes: 85% Nerello Mascalese 15% Nerello Cappuccio
Vineyard: Northern & southern slopes of Mount Etna (Passopisciaro & Biancavilla).
Vine Age: 40-70 years (bush vines).
Altitude: 600-1000 MASL
Winemaking: Fermentation in stainless steel. 2 years in Slavonian and chestnut barrels (25hl). 2 years in bottle.
Production: 300 cases
Tasting Notes: Ethereal with hints of ripe red fruits mixed with elegant balsamic tones and nuances of toasted almond. Notes of cocoa, chestnut honey and black pepper that linger.
Pairings: Smoked meats and aged cheeses.