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.
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