Etna Bianco Firriato
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Le Sabbie Etna Bianco Firriato

Etna Bianco di Firriato is a Sicilian wine of great inspiration, with a full taste and rich in texture with a persistent flavor. With a long expression, freshness and fragrance, it is a vivid example of Etna white wines for the olfactory and gustatory suggestions that it brings as a dowry.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2009
  • 2020
€12.00 (tax incl.) €9.84 (tax excl.)
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CLASSIFICATION: D.O.C Etna

GRAPE VARIETY: Carricante and Catarratto

VINEYARD LOCATION: Territory of Castiglione di Sicilia (Catania, Sicily) - Cavanera Etnea Estate

ORIGIN OF THE GRAPES: Different vineyards in the North Area of the Etna

SOIL COMPOSITION: Loamy –sandy of volcanic origin, highly drainingg

EXPOSURE: North area side of the volcano: vineyards placement from 590 to 720 m a.s.l.

TRAINING SYSTEM: Alberello Etneo

VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 4.000/4.500

YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 7.000/7.200 kg

HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking - the 2nd week of October

FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C

PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 15 days

VINIFICATION METHOD: Soft pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature

MATURATION: 3 months “sur lie”, on fine lees in stainless steel tanks with daily shaking

MATURATION IN BOTTLE: 6 months

ALCOHOL: 12.50% vol.

PH: 3.22 (average)

TOTAL ACIDITY: 7.06 g/l (average)

1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: Vintage year 1999

VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 90.000 bottles

COLOR: Clear straw yellow with greenish shades.

NOSE: Powerful with distinct hints of yellow flowers like mimosa and broom exalting fruity aromas of white peaches and ripe pears.

PALATE: It is a wine of great breadth; the taste is full and rich in texture with a lingering saltiness. Its lasting freshness and fragrance fill the mouth creating a unique experience that only the varietal vocation of its blend can give.

PAIRINGS: It goes well with seafood dishes, enhancing their strong and tenacious flavors such as tubes in fish broth, potato crust spatula, squid stuffed with mint. Caciucco and Mussels au gratin go perfectly. Also good white meats with sauce, smoked and vegetable pies.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12°C

RECCOMENDED GLASS: Tulip-shaped, for fragrant white wines

Bottled at the origin by Firriato Winery Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY

Alcohol level
13
Cellars
Firriato
Grapes
Carricante - Catarratto
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Etna Bianco DOC
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