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de Aetna Etna Bianco DOC

    • Description :

      Appellation: "Etna Bianco" DOC
      Production area: Contrada Blandano - Viagrande Catania, southeast slope of Etna.
      Site climate: High-hill with considerable day-night temperature swings.
      Vines per hectare: 6,500 vertical-trained, bush-trained and spurred cordon-trained.
      Vinification: The grapes are straight pressed. After cold settling, the must ferments at a controlled temperature of 14-16 ° C.
      Maturation: Several months in steel and then in bottle.
      Maximum number of bottles produced: 15,000.

      Grape varieties :

      80% Carricante, 15% Catarratto and 5% Minnella

      Altitude :

      450m - 550m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      20-year-old vines

      Exposure :

      South-East

      Soil :

      Sand of volcanic origin

      Alcohol :

      13.5%

      Tasting notes :

      Inviting, delicate aromas of fresh citrus and savory herbs. Medium-bodied on the palate. A perfect match with fish and poultry dishes or risotto.

Press Notes

  • Wine Spectator
    • 2016
      90 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2019, 2016
      93 points
    • 2017, 2015, 2014
      92 points
  • Wine Enthusiast
    • 2019
      93 points
    • 2016
      90 points
  • Wine & Spirits
    • 2018
      91 points
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