ETNA BIANCO from famous Sicilian producer Cusumano’s new winery on the northern slopes of the volcano. A beautiful straw yellow wine made from Carricante grapes giving a unique mineral and fruity wine.
3 glasses in Gambero Rosso.
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|Classification||Etna Bianco D.O.C.|
|Wine style||Dry white wine|
|Pairs with||Ideal as an aperitif, with rich fish appetizers, typical Sicilian dishes such as couscous and vegetarian dishes. Service temperature 8-10 C.|
Carricante - native grape variety espalier-grown over 6 hectares of vines at an altitude of 600 metres above sea level in the Verzella contrada, where the freshness of the land allows full ripening of the Carricante grapes without altering its aromas.
The grapes are hand-picked, followed by a soft roller pressing. Vinification is made with natural yeasts in stainless steel tanks. After vinification the malolactic fermentation and refining takes place in a cellar that is temperature-controlled, protected from light and from temperature fluctuations and with the necessary humidity. About this wine:
Colour: Straw yellow
Bouquet: On the nose beautiful and deep floral, mineral, fruity notes.
Taste: Hay embellished with citrus groves, fresh and firm, good persistence.
Longevity 3-5 years