White Etna Enrico IV Valenti
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Enrico IV Valenti wines

Carricante dell'Etna organic wine

Enrico IV by Valenti cellars is a pure Carricante with the characteristics of this white grape variety typical of Etna. An organic white wine of exceptional finesse and volcanic character, perfect for fresh aperitifs.

  • 75 cl.
  • 2022
€12.70 (tax incl.) (€16.93 Lt) €10.41 (tax excl.)
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Organic Carricante wine Enrico IV Etna Bianco DOC Organic from Valenti cellars

In Passopisciaro, at the foot of Etna, Valenti wineries produces its White Etna Enrico IV. The result of sustainable viticulture, Enrico IV is an organic wine that comes from the native white vine of Etna and which expresses the strength of the volcano and the elegance of the Carricante grapes in the glass. Freshness and finesse make it a versatile wine at the table, perfect for aperitifs.

Denomination: Etna white DOC

Type: Organic white wine

Grape Variety: 100% Carricante

Production Area: districts Arcuria and Guardiola in the municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia

Altitude: from 600 to 800 m above sea level.

Exposure: Northern side of Etna

Soil: sandy and rich in organic substances in the Arcuria district, lava in the Guardiola district

Training system: espalier and alberello

Density of vines per ha: from 4600 to 9000 plants

Yield per hectare: 70 quintals

Harvest: manual in mid-October

Vinification: as soon as they arrive in the cellar, the grapes are destemmed and left to macerate for 24 hours at low temperature, in contact with the skins, to encourage aromatic extraction. The must clarification phase follows

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

Aging: in steel for approximately 8 months in contact with fermentation yeasts

Bottle refinement: at least 4 months before being marketed

Alcohol content: 13.5% vol

Color: straw yellow

Nose: spicy and fruity bouquet. It offers hints of mint, tropical fruit and citrus notes of grapefruit

Palate: savory and elegant in the mouth

Pairings: perfect with fish dishes, white meats and slightly mature cheeses. Excellent white wine as an aperitif

Serving temperature: 10-12°C

Longevity: wine that evolves for several years, acquiring personality

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

Alcohol level
Etna Bianco DOC
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