Is produced from Grenace grapes, a vine brought by the French vina-culturalists to Mount Etna centuries ago.
Besides the characteristics of softness, body and velvety tannins, it achieves a natural depth of tone from the lava soil of Etna.
"U 'Ranaci" is the name used by our ancestors who' Sicilianized 'the name of the Grenace.

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Technical sheet

The wines of Monaci delle Terre Nere
Appellation:
IGT Terre Siciliane
Vintage:
2017
Varietals of grapes:
Grenace 70%, Nerello Mascalese 30%
Yield per hectare:
70 q/ha
Characteristics of the soil:
volcanic soil
Exposure:
eastern slope of Mount Etna, 500 meters a.s.l. to east
Average age of the vines:
20 years old; spurred cordon system
Harvest:
second decade of September
Vinification and ageing:
maceration with the skins for 48 hours, fermentation and aging in steel and tonneau for 12-16 months, one year in bottle
Colour:
deep ruby red
Nose:
Floral, red fruits, vegetables, spices
Flavour:
fresh, fine balanced, soft tannins, spicy, slightly savory, persistent
Food matches:
Cold cuts and cheeses, meat dishes
Suggested serving temperature:
18° C
Alcohol %:
13 %
Annual production:
1.000 bottles (0,75 l)