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Azienda Agricola Sofia Etna Rosso Giacchino

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VINTAGE
2020
BOTTLE SIZES
750 ML
COUNTRY
Italy
REGION
Sicily
APPELLATION
Etna
WINE TYPE
Red
VARIETALS
Nerello Mascalese
ORGANIC
Practicing
VINEYARD
Sourced from three different vineyards near the town of Solicchiata. Two from the Contrada (hamlet) Piano dei Daini and one in the Contrada Pietramarina. All on the north slope of Etna.
SOIL
The contrada Piano dei Daini has stratified volcanic soil, Pietramarina has clay soil.
VITICULTURE
Practicing organic. The age of vines in the Contrada PIano dei Daini ranges from 20 to 60. The age of the vines in Pietramarina is 30 years.
VINIFICATION
Spontaneous fermentation and maceration on the skins for 15 days in tanks without temperature control.
AGING
Aged for 14 months in used tonneaux and then in five months in concrete.
NOTES
Carmelo Sofia runs the winery along with his sister, Valentina. This wine is named after his father, Gioacchino, who helps out - mainly in the vineyard. The vehicle on the label is called Ape Piaggio in Italian or Lapa in Siciliano. Piaggio is the same company that makes the Vespa Scooter.

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Azienda Agricola Sofia

Azienda Agricola Sofia Etna Rosso Giacchino

$ 30

VINTAGE
2020
BOTTLE SIZES
750 ML
COUNTRY
Italy
REGION
Sicily
APPELLATION
Etna
WINE TYPE
Red
VARIETALS
Nerello Mascalese
ORGANIC
Practicing
VINEYARD
Sourced from three different vineyards near the town of Solicchiata. Two from the Contrada (hamlet) Piano dei Daini and one in the Contrada Pietramarina. All on the north slope of Etna.
SOIL
The contrada Piano dei Daini has stratified volcanic soil, Pietramarina has clay soil.
VITICULTURE
Practicing organic. The age of vines in the Contrada PIano dei Daini ranges from 20 to 60. The age of the vines in Pietramarina is 30 years.
VINIFICATION
Spontaneous fermentation and maceration on the skins for 15 days in tanks without temperature control.
AGING
Aged for 14 months in used tonneaux and then in five months in concrete.
NOTES
Carmelo Sofia runs the winery along with his sister, Valentina. This wine is named after his father, Gioacchino, who helps out - mainly in the vineyard. The vehicle on the label is called Ape Piaggio in Italian or Lapa in Siciliano. Piaggio is the same company that makes the Vespa Scooter.

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