Sabbie Etna Bianco - Sabbie dell Etna

Varietal 50% Carricante 50% Catarratto                    Alcohol %:  12.5         

Appellation:  D.O.C. Etna                                                   Ph: 3.22gr / liter

Soil:  Loamy –sandy of volcanic origin, highly draining.

Residual Sugar: gr / liter                                        Acidity:  5.32 gr / liter

Altitude: 590 to 720 m a.s.l             

Exposure: North area side of the volcano.

Tasting Notes:  
Powerful with distinct hints of yellow flowers like mimosa and broom exalting fruity aromas of white peaches and ripe pears. On the palate it is a wine of great breadth; the taste is full and rich in texture with a lingering saltiness. Its lasting freshness and fragrance fill the mouth creating a unique experience that only the varietal vocation of its blend can give.

Vinification: Soft pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature.

Aging: 3 months “sur lie”, on fine lees in stainless steel tanks with daily shaking then 6 months in the bottle

Food Pairing:  It pairs well with Fish and Seafood, white Meat, Grilled Vegetables, and soft Goat Cheese. Olives. Olive Oil. Salads. Caper Salad.


2020   91 pts James Suckling

Tasting Notes