Appellation: Etna Bianco DOC
Type: white, dry
Grape varieties: 70% Carricante, 30% Cataratto
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
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