Etna Bianco Patria

Organoleptic characteristics

Colour: Straw yellow
Bouquet: Floreal with grapefruit scents
Flavour: Great flavour

Training

Production Area: North Etna
Vineyards in Ha: 10
Exposition: North
Altitude:700 metres above sea level
Soil Type: Vulcanic
Vineyards age: 5-12 years
Planting density for hectare: 5000 plantes
Training system: Spurred cordon
Ql. Grapes/ha:70-80 about
Yield for hectare: 70% about
Harvest period: October/November
Climate: hot-humid

Vinification

Soft pressing
Fermentation equipment: Steel fermenters
Duration of fermentation in days: 15
Fermentation temperature in C°: 16-18
Malolactic fermentation: no

Laboratory analysis

Sugar content at harvest time: 19-21° babo
Total Acidity of the must at harvest time: 7-8
Alcohol content: 12-13 % Vol
Ph: 3.40

Refinement

Bottle ageing: 30 days

Packaging

Glass bottles: 0,75l
N° of bottles in box: 6

Serving suggestions

All types of fish,exspecially shellfish and smoked

Serving temperature: 10°C

White wine that arise on the slopes of the bigger volcano in Europe patrimony of Unesco in fertile land and rich of mineral salts where the sun and the climate do that, from wine grape varieties as the Caricante, Catarratto and Minnella will generate an Etna DOC wines, fresh and elegant with great flavors and colors, with floral scents. The characteristic of the bottle, that represents this product is the depiction of a painting by Salvatore Incorpora, Sicilian painter and sculptor, represent the grape triumph, with "a siccu"( dry) walls in a harmonious dance of stones. In the background with a snowy volcano that erupts, he feels the wait for a sublime wine and inebrianting load of sun or late "carricante. Beside the image there are a Verses of Santo Calì, Sicilian writer that speaks to his ancestor farmers overpower from injustice by the noble masters. His is a poetic break that penetrates the flavor and fragrance of white straw. For solidarity and support of the blind, it has also been added on the bottle the scripture braille.