Vulka Etna Bianco DOC

Fresh and intense aromas of pear and white flower with light herbal notes. This white has layers of complexity - an appealing texture and mineral character from the volcanic soil, and hints of citrus and stone fruit on the long and elegant finish.

White Wine.2016.750ml

  • Qty
    Unit Price
    Total
  • 1
    $49.00
    $49.00
  • 6
    $46.00
    $276.00
  • 12
    $42.00
    $504.00

Description

The Carricante and Catarratto grapes are grown on poor volcanic soil at an altitude of around 700m, where there is good temperature variation between day and night. The fruit is hand harvested well into October.

The carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 24 hours and, after destemming, are pressed softly. The juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature of 15-18°C for approximately 20-25 days. bottled in January after the vintage following a short maturation in tonneaux.

Characteristics

Vine:
Carricante 60%, Catarratto 40%

Aging:
3 months in steel tanks.

Refining:
2 months in bottles at a controlled temperature.

Colour:
Brilliant Straw yellow.

Type:
White

Aroma:
Intense and elegant with notes of pair and aromatic herbs.

Flavour:
Great minerality and remarkable freshness.

Alcohol Volume:
12.5 %

Food Pairing:
Aperitif, Sushi, fried fish or vegetable tempura.

Serving Temperature:
8-10 °C.

Origin:
Etna, Sicily

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