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Fondo Filara

Etna Bianco Biologico

DOC Etna

Made from the indigenous Carricante and Catarratto grapes grown on high-elevation slopes of Mount Etna, this unique volcanic wine has a brilliant straw yellow colour and a delicious bouquet reminiscent of apple, grapefruit, hawthorn and honey. It has an incredibly fresh taste characterised by mineral notes and an attractive nutty edge, with a peculiar aniseed finish.

Grape varieties: Carricante 60% - Catarratto 40%

Vineyards : the soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 700-750 m above sea level, with good range of temperature between day and night; training system: espalier spurred cordon

Harvest : by hand into crates, in the second week of October

Maceration : the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 24 hours; after destemming, they are pressed softly

Fermentation : the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature of 13-15°C for approximately 20-25 days

Ageing : in stainless steel vats on fine lees, a short ageing in tonneaux and 3-4 months in the bottle

Alcohol content : 13% vol.

Colour : straw-yellow colour with brilliant golden highlight

Nose : complex and elegant with notes of apple, grapefruit, hawthorn and honey

Palate : incredibly fresh taste with mineral notes, along with a peculiar anise finish

Food Pairings : shellfish risotto, seafood dishes, fried fish and vegetable tempura

Serving temperature : 10-12°C