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Lenza di Munti Etna Bianco

DOC Etna

Lenza di Munti Etna Bianco has a complex and intense bouquet of wild flowers, grapefruit and apple. On the palate it reveals great freshness and savouriness. It’s a blend of the indigenous grapes Carricante and Catarratto, grown on the lava terraces located at an altitude of about 720 m. This wine combines elegance with a strong mineral touch, typical for its volcanic origin

Grape varieties: Carricante 60% - Catarratto 40%

Vineyards : the soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 720 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 15-18°C for approximately 20-25 days

Ageing : mainly in stainless steel vats on ne lees and approximately 2 months in the bottle

Alcohol content : 12,5% vol.

Colour : brilliant straw-yellow colour

Nose : an intense bouquet with notes of wild owers, grapefruit and apple

Palate : fresh, elegant and well-structured with a great minerality

Food Pairings : ideal as an aperitif or accompaniment to seafood, sushi, fried sh and vegetable tempura

Serving temperature : 10-12°C.