is made from 100% Carricante grapes. Carricante is an Etna indigenous grape. In fact it is the only place in the world where it is grown. The wines of the Carricante grape have great longevity. It is a refined and complex wine that we thoroughly recommend

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Technical sheet

The wines of Monaci delle Terre Nere
Appellation:
Etna Bianco D.O.C.
Vintage:
2018
Varietals of grapes:
Carricante 100%
Yield per hectare:
70 q/ha
Characteristics of the soil:
volcanic soil
Exposure:
eastern slope of Mount Etna, 500 meters a.s.l. to north-east
Average age of the vines:
10 years old; traditional “Alberello” and spurred cordon system
Harvest:
last decade of September
Vinification and ageing:
soft pressing, low temperature fermentation in steel vats. At the end of April, after bottling, it ages other 12 months in bottle.
Colour:
pale yellow, limpid, brilliant
Nose:
Pear, apple, broom floral notes of broom, wildflowers and anise
Flavour:
Fresh with a pleasant acidity, savory, mineral essence
Food matches:
light pasta dishes, fish, white meats
Suggested serving temperature:
10° C
Alcohol %:
12,50 %
Annual production:
3.000 bottles (0,75 l)