CIRO' DOC RED CLASSICO SUPERIORE "ETEFE"

Surrounded by the Mediterranean scrub, the grape variety growing in this vineyard is the Calabrian autochthonous Gaglioppo. A traditional wine, spicy and cool wine that reminds us of fruity taste and sublime aftertaste



ETYMOLOGY

Wine with the Crown. Stefania, the name of our winery founder, derives from the Greek term Stephaneforos meaning “crowned” while its pronunciation is “Etefe”

ORIGIN DENOMINATION

CIRO' DOC
Protected Designation of Origin

GRAPE VARIETY

Gaglioppo 100%

ANALYTICAL DATA

Alcohol Content: 13,5% by Vol.
PH: 3,70
Total acidity: 4,76 g/l

BOTTLES PRODUCED

13.000

TASTING NOTES

Red Wine: ruby red in color with light orange reflexes. Notes of spices with scent of fruit like almond and plum. Palate with a perfect balance of the wine's acidity. Full-body wine powerful a pleasantly and long finish

PRODUCTION AREA

Cirò (Crotone) – Region: Calabria, Italy
Vineyards: Località Brigante

TERROIR

Soil Composition: medium textured with a clay origin, rich in minerals
Vineyards Altitude: 365 m a.s.l.
Climate: Mediterranean with hot and breezy summers. Area subject to high temperature ranges; subjected to water stress in the summer season

GRAPE HARVEST

Selection of the grape and manual harvest in the crates
Time of Harvest: second ten days of October
Hectare Yield: 70 quintals/ha

WINE-MAKING

Long temperature-controlled fermentation (26°C) with wort and skin contact for 7/8 days

REFINING

12 months in steel tank, 3 months in oak barrel (15 hl), 6 months in bottle

SIZES

75 cl - 150 cl

SERVING TEMPERATURE

16°- 18°C

FOOD PAIRING

Tasty first course made from meat, mixed roast and game, local cured meats, cooked vegetables and semi-aged cheeses


PRIZES AND AWARDS

Last Vintages:

Vintage 2015
Vini Buoni d’Italia - Touring Club Italiano: "4 Stelle" e "Vino miglior rapporto qualità/prezzo"
Guida Oro - I Vini di Veronelli: 85 p.ti

Vintage 2016
Guida Oro - I Vini di Veronelli: 85 p.ti
Bibenda: 3 Grappoli
Vitae La Guida Vini AIS: 2 Viti

Vintage 2017
Guida Oro - I Vini di Veronelli: 85 p.ti

Vintage 2018
LM - I Migliori Vini Italiani Luca Maroni: 86 p.ti
The Wine Hunter Award: Award Rosso
Concorso Int.le Città del Vino: Medaglia d’Oro
Guida Oro - I Vini di Veronelli: 87 p.ti

Vintage 2019
LM - I Migliori Vini Italiani Luca Maroni: 89 p.ti
Bibenda: 3 grappoli
Guida Perenne dei Vini d'Italia Prosit - ONAV: 2 Prosit
Concorso Int.le Città del Vino: Medaglia d'Oro/Gold Medal

Vintage 2020
GandiniNotes.com - The Wine Killer: 92/100

 
 

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