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Etna Bianco

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Etna Bianco

Appellation: Etna Bianco DOC

Type: white, dry

Grape varieties: 70% Carricante, 30% Cataratto

Certified Organic

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Recommended pairings: Fish, white meat, fresh cheeses.

Vinyard Notes:
Production area: Passopisciaro (on the northeast slope of Mt. Etna) Vineyard: Contrada Arcurìa Vineyard exposition and altitude: East, 600 meters (1,970 feet) Vineyard soil type: Sandy, black and dark brown, of volcanic origin, rich in iron and nitrogen Vine training method: Albarello (bush) for the ungrafted vines; spalliera (vertical trellis with cane pruning) for the newer vines. Time and method of harvest: End of October, manual Yield: 6000 Kg/Ha (2.7 tons/acre)

Winemaking Notes:
Vinification: Natural, without the addition of selected yeasts, in cement Aging: In cement, on the lees Percentage alcohol: 13% Annual production: 9,000 bottles  

 

Reviews:

2013 Etna Bianco – 88 Points –Wine Spectator (2014)
"A well-defined white, fresh and well-cut, with accents of stone and graphite underscored by pear, green plum and anise notes. Open-knit finish.” ~ A.G.