Technical sheet

  • Appellation: Etna Bianco Doc
  • Grape variety: Carricante 90%, Catarratto 10%
  • Production area: north-eastern slope, municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia and Linguaglossa
  • Harvest period: early October
  • Crushing: hand harvested grapes put in small crates in the early morning, then destemmed, chilled and crushed softly
  • Alcoholic fermentation: about 20 days at 15°C in stainless steel tanks
  • Maturation: 10 months in stainless steel tanks on its lees at 10-12° C
  • Ageing in bottle: at least 4 months at a steady temperature (18°C)

Organoleptic features

  • Colour: bright straw yellow
  • Aroma: on the nose it is fresh and fragrant, with pleasant notes of lemongrass intermingled with aromatic hints of thyme, sage and catmint, accompanied by a delicate mineral hint of flint
  • Taste: a pleasantly savoury mouthfeel reveals its most intimate connection with the territory, yet allowing space to a lively freshness, with a finish that provides notes of pink grapefruit