The Orphéus is a wine of an intense ruby red colour. A combination of fruity and spicy aromas with hints of cherry, rich and persistent on the palate, full bodied and pleasing tannins.



Data sheet:

Designation Etna Red DOC – Organic Wine.
Production zone On North-eastern side of mount Etna, in the Domain Valle Galfina, Linguaglossa (Catania).
Climate Typical of Etna area, with notable difference in temperatures between day and night.
Terrain Volcanic soil, rich in minerals.
Altitude 650 m a.s.l.
Grape varieties Nerello mascalese 80% – Nerello Mantellato 20%
Grape yield 3500 kg/Ha
Average age of vines 50 years old.
Vinification technique Long maceration, temperature controlled fermentation with indigenous yeast.
Maturation 10-12 months in oak barrels.
Refinement In bottle for 24 months.
Colour Brilliant ruby red.
Sensorial characteristics and taste An intricate and sensational wine, the result is a profusion of spice and fruit flavours, notably cherry; rich in tannins, a wine with a smooth well balanced and lingering taste.
Alcoholic grade 14 % Vol.
Recommended with Red meat, roasts, game and mature cheeses.
Serving temperature 18 – 20 °C.
Storage Bottles placed horizontally at a temperature of 16-18°C. A wine that benefits from aging in the bottle.

Additional information

Weight 1.33 kg


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