Theresa Eccher - Etna Bianco 'Alizee' 2018

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Country: Italy

Appelation: Etna Bianco DOC

Variety: Carricante (70%), Catarratto (30%)

Number of bottles: 9,806 (2018)

Production Area: Contrada Muganazza. Solicchiata di Castiglione di Sicilia

Altitude: 800 meters above sea level

Average age of vines: 25 years

Yield: 8,000 kg/ha

System of cultivation: Spurred cordon

Vine density: 6,000 plants/ha

Vinification: Cold maceration for about 48 hours, followed by cold setting fermentation Refining: In steel tanks in steel tanks for about 6 months, then at least 6 months of ageing in bottle.

Alcohol: 12.5% (2018)

PH: 3.53 (2018)

Sugars: 1.8 g/lt (2018)

Total acidity: 6,24 g/lt (2018)

Type of soil: Lava (lava flow of 1953)

Harvest: second half of September manual, in 20 kilos crates
Organoleptic characteristics: A bright yellow color is followed by the intense bouquet fine and fruity. Taste dry, lively and intense fruity (apples, pears...) with a strong aromatic persistence

Pairing: Perfect as an appetizer; superb with risotto, fish, shellfish, white meats, fresh cheese

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