Ciuri di lava by Valenti wineries
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Ciuri di lava Valenti wines

Carricante wine "Orange wine"

The Ciuri di lava wine from Valenti cellars is born from the lava terroir of Etna, a dry white wine made from 100% Carricante grapes. Its peculiarity is its amber color, so much so that it is defined as "Orange wine".

  • 75 cl.
  • 2019
€22.90 (tax incl.) (€30.53 Lt) €18.77 (tax excl.)
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Orange wine Ciuri di lava by Valenti wineries

Valenti's wine production in Passopisciaro boasts extraordinary wines such as Ciuri di lava. Carricante native to Etna, Ciuri di lava is a Sicilian white wine with a characteristic orange colour. A unique wine, of great refinement and strong flavor, perfect for every occasion.

Denomination: Terre Siciliane IGP

Type: White wine

Grape Variety: 100% Carricante

Production Area: Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)

Altitude: from 600 to 800 m above sea level

Exposure: Northern side of Etna

Terrain: lava

Training system: espalier and alberello

Density of vines per ha: from 4600 to 9000 plants

Harvest: manual, at the end of October

Vinification: as soon as they arrive in the cellar, the grapes are destemmed and left to macerate at low temperature, in contact with the skins, to favor aromatic extraction

Fermentation: in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 14-16°C

Aging: in steel tanks for 3 months on the skins

Bottle refinement: 3 months before being marketed

Alcohol content: 13% vol

Color: orange, amber

Nose: wine with a spicy and fruity bouquet, complex and intense. On the nose it offers hints of raisins, grapefruit and tropical fruit

Palate: very savory and refined

Pairings: good wine throughout the meal, excellent both as an aperitif and as a meditation wine. It goes well with fish dishes, seafood risottos, white meats and slightly mature cheeses

Serving temperature: 10-12°C

Longevity: wine capable of evolving for many years. As he gets older he improves and acquires a great personality

Bottled at origin by Cantine Valenti Srl – Castiglione di Sicilia (CT) - Italy

Alcohol level
Terre Siciliane IGP
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