The winery is located on the southeast side of Mt. Etna Park, in the district of Carpene/Monte Gorna, at an altitude of 760 metres.
Volcanic, sandy, skeletal soil with organic and mineral substances. Arranged in terraces.
Single cordon espalier, 2.20 m x 0.85 m plant spacing.
DOC - Registered Designation of Origin (D.P.R. 11/08/1968).
Southeast side of Mt. Etna at 730 m. a.s.l.
Moderate and temperate with drastic temperature differences between day and night.
Carricante 60% and Catarratto 40%.
Traditional and manual, with a limited use of pesticides.
After crushing, the carefully selected white grapes are cold-macerated for 24 hours, followed by a soft pressing.
The juice obtained after a 48-hour period of static decantation is fermented in steel tanks for about a month at a controlled temperature.
In steel tanks for 3 months on the fine lees.
No less than 3-4 months in the bottle.
Brilliant straw yellow with golden highlights.
Intense, with hints of fresh fruit and broom and jasmine flowers.
Dry and wonderfully fresh-tasting with a mineral edge, well-orchestrated and balanced.
10 - 12° C.
Wonderful with delicate pasta dishes, fish and shellfish.