Biancopiglio

Denomination of Origin Etna Bianco D.O.C.
Vintage 2018
Grape Variety Carricante, Cataratto, Grecanico Dorato e Coda di Volpe
Alcohol content 12,5%

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This wine comes from the north side of the Mount Etna volcano, where Emilio’s and Gianluca’s winemaking prioritizes respect for nature from the vineyard to the bottle The care and passion for these ancient vineyards of Carricante, Catarratto, Grecanico Dorato and other native varietals evoke the historical expression of the Etna territory.

Location of vineyard

Contrada Allegracore e Contrada Bocca D'Orzo - Randazzo (CT)

Annual production

2.000 bottles

Wine color

Intense straw yellow

Aroma

Delicately fruity, herbs and mineral notes

Taste

Deep, Fresh and distinctly tasty into the long finish

Food pairing

Cured meat, fresh cheese, white meat, vegetable appetizers, fish dishes

Service temperature

8°/10° C

Soil

Volcanic, sandy and mineral rich soil

Age

"Alberello " and espalier sapling about 70 years old

Altitude

700 meters above sea level.

Area

1 hectare

Exposure

Etna North

Planting density

4000 plants per hectare

Certification

Organic not yet certified

Harvest time

8 October 2018

Harvesting method

Manual

Vinification

Destemming, cold maceration and soft pneumatic pressing

Yeasts

Indigenous

Maceration

Cold, 12 Hours approx

Temperature

15°/18° C

Aging

Steel fermentation for 6 month and at least 2 month in the bottle

Filtering

No filtration, only cold static decanting and natural settling