Etna D.O.P. Bianco
Grape variety: Carricante (and small batches of other local grape varieties) _ Located in: Solicchiata - Montedolce
Planted in: 1975 _ Training system: "Continental" _ exposition: NORTH – NORTH/EAST
Alcohol: 13,0% vol. _ Bottles: 6300 _ First year of production: 2016
Harvest time: middle of October.
The fermentation lasts some 15 days after a brief skin maceration (fermentation in stainless steel tanks).
The aging is conducted in stainless steel tanks, spending 5 months sur lie with regular batonnages every week.
Perfumes: Good Aromatic Intensity, broom, yellow citruses mixed in herbs.
Taste: mouthfilling, round, good freshness, intense minerality; the finish immediately recalls the soil where it comes from.
Pairings: Risotto with fresh clams, selection of fried fishes, baked seabream under salt.
(Service Temp.: 16°-18°C).