Bio

Mamertino Rosso Imperium

Evoè! Exclaimed Caesar in the symposia as he raised the cup of Mamertino. "Mamertine wines" born in Sicily in the province of Messina, obtained the fourth place in public banquets. "So wrote Cristoforo Landino, in the fifteenth century, in his commentary on Pliny the Elder's Naturalis Historia.
Appellation
Mamertino DOC
Region
Sicily go to region
Zone
Randazzo
Varietals
Nocera 30% - Nero d'Avola 60% - Nerello Mascalese 10%
Wine Type
Red wine

Nocera

Vineyard extension
2 ha
Year of planting
2000
Soil type
Mixed skeleton
Exposure
East, west
Altitude
450 masl

Nero d'Avola

Vineyard extension
3 ha
Year of planting
2000
Soil type
Mixed clay skeleton
Exposure
East, west
Altitude
450 masl

Nerello Mascalese

Vineyard extension
0.5 ha
Year of planting
2000
Soil type
Mixed clay skeleton
Exposure
East, west
Altitude
450 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
7-8
Average production/year
12-15000 btls
Method of Harvest
By Hand
Organic status
Organic
Type of Yeast
Indigenous
Length of maceration
It depends on the vintage
Low SO2
Yes

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 16-18 °C

Pairings Red meats, pasta and rice, cheese, fresh grilled fish

Color Intense ruby red

Nose Red berry, flowers, fruits

Palate Intense