From vineyards of Carricante and Catarratto cultivated on soils of volcanic origin, sandy, rich in skeleton and organic substances. Arranged in terraces. On the South / East side of the Etna Volcano at 760 m a.s.l. Surrounded by chestnut, oak and gorse woods that give the vineyard a medium temperate microclimate ideal for the ripening of the grapes, with strong temperature changes, between day and night. For over ten years organic farming has been practiced, regularly certified. The carefully selected white grapes, after pressing are frozen for 24 hours, then undergo a soft pressing. The must obtained after a period of 48 hours of static settling, must be fermented in steel tanks for about a month at controlled temperature. Maturation In steel tanks for 3 months on fine lees and refinement no less than 3/4 months in bottle. Brilliant straw yellow color with golden reflections. Intense, with hints of fresh fruit and broom and jasmine flowers. On the dry palate, with excellent freshness and minerality, harmonious and balanced.
Etna, south / east side
C.da Carpene 760 Mt s.l.m.
Temperate climate with strong temperature changes
Volcanic, sandy soil, rich in skeleton and organic substances. Arranged in terraces.
Carricante 60%, Catarratto 40%
Single spurred cordon espalier with sixth, mt. 2.20 x 0.85.
Organic cultivation certified for over 10 years
Excellent with first courses with a delicate flavor and dishes based on fish and shellfish.