Etna wines

Sentiero delle gerle Etna Bianco DOC

Sentiero delle gerle Etna Bianco DOC

The mineral white with a scent of orange blossom.

Formats 75 cl

Territory of origin


Etna, South-eastern slope

Grape variety

100% Carricante

Classification

Etna Bianco DOC

Harvest time

Second half of September

Vinification

After being destemmed, the grapes are crushed and pressed with soft wine presses and only the very first fraction of must is used for fermentation. Selected yeasts are added to the must for a long fermentation, about 25/30 days, at a temperature of 12/15° C.
After fermentation, the wine, unfiltered from its lighter sediments, is placed in steel silos for 13/15 months at a temperature of about 14°C.

100% Carricante

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along South-eastern slope on 100% volcanic soils

Vine density

Vineyards trained using the counter-espalier system and pruned using the cordon spur method (4350 plants/ha and 7500 kg/ha)

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13% vol

Territorio

Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

Straw-yellow color with golden reflections. The aroma is pleasantly refined; it expresses hints of yellow fruit and notes of white flowers. Full and rich to the palate, with a balanced acidity and a harmonious finish.

Service temperature

10 - 12° C

Fresh

Structured

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Fish-based dishes

Fish-based dishes

First courses and seafood

First courses and seafood

Oysters

Oysters

Products

The ability
to choose

The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.