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Etna Rosso Sogno Lavico
CONTRADA FEUDO DI MEZZO

DAVIDE DARGENIO 
Denominazione di origine controllata

The Estate
 

The vineyard is located in the Etna DOC appellation, in the village of Castiglione di Sicilia, Sicily, on the slopes of the volcano. It is located in the Contrada "Feudo di Mezzo"(premier Cru). The characteristic of this Contrada is that it is the largest of the denomination and also has different types of microclimate

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Winemaking
 

 Alcoholic fermentation : 20-25° for 7 days

    Aging : 500 L barrel for 18 monthsAlcohol        Alcohol content : 14%.

    Production : 950 numbered bottles

Viticulture

Respect for traditional organic and biodynamic viticulture practices

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The grape variety

The grape variety is Nerello Mascalese, an autochthonous grape variety of the region, it is a late ripening variety. 

Wine Tasting

 
The colour is garnet with aromas of black cherry, licorice and tobaccon by the ageing process with a note of flintstone.

 

The palate is medium in structure and fresh with aromas of black fruits such as cherry and blackcurrant. The finish is persistent and mineral due to the volcanic soil.

Food and wine pairing

Beef and ginger Gyoza with a spring onion and miso sauce 

Davide Dargenio

My name is Davide Dargenio, I teach sommellerie and wine knowledge at the EHL, School of Hospitality and Management in Lausanne. I left my country at an early age to expand my knowledge of the wine world in starred restaurants in Great Britain, France and Switzerland.

 

I have dedicated my life in the wine world, becoming the best sommelier of Italy ASPI 2018 and Advanced Sommelier in the Court of Master sommelier

Aged in oak barrels

For 18 months in 500 litres barrel from the Cadus barrel factory to smooth the tannins

An elegant wine

Light and fresh wine with red fruit aromas and a persistent mineral finish given by the volcanic soil

Limited production

Only 950 bottles produced in the 2022 vintage

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