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I Classici

Etna Bianco

DOC Etna

Grape varieties: the soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 650-750 m above sea level, with good range of temperature between day and night

Vineyards : Carricante 60% - Catarratto 40%

Harvest : the second week of october

Fermentation : the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated. After destemming, they are pressed softly. After a 48-hour settling process, the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature for approximately 15-20 days

Ageing : in stainless steel vats on fine lees and approximately 3-4 months in the bottle

Alcohol content : 13% vol.

Colour : brilliant straw-yellow colour

Nose : intense bouquet reminiscent of apple and hawthorn

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

Food Pairings : wonderful with shellfish risotto, baked or grilled fish, fried fish anf stufed and fried zucchini flowers

Serving temperature : 10-12°C