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Pietrarizzo Etna Bianco Tornatore wines

Noble cru from Etna white grapes

Pietrarizzo Bianco is one of the finest crus of the Tornatore estate obtained from native Etna grapes of the Carricante variety with a very small percentage of Catarratto. Etna Bianco Contrada Pietrarizzo is produced on the volcanic sands of the northern side of Etna in Castiglione di Sicilia, an area that has always produced wines of extraordinary freshness and minerality.

  • 75 cl.
  • 2022

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Contrada Pietrarizzo Etna Bianco DOC Tornatore Winery - Contrada Cru wine

Excellent Carricante vinified in oak barrels, Pietrarizzo Bianco by Tornatore is a pleasantly savory and mineral Etna DOC wine. Noble cru obtained from fine grapes grown on an exceptional terroir, Etna Bianco Pietrarizzo is a fresh, elegant and fruity wine, with notes of exotic fruit. A white wine with surprising drinkability and liveliness on the sip.

Denomination: Etna Bianco DOC

Type: Still white wine

Grape Variety: Carricante with a small percentage of Catarratto

Vineyards: Contrada Pietrarizzo

Production area: northern side of Etna, municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia

Soil: volcanic

Climate: strong temperature variation between day and night

Training system: counter-espalier

Type of pruning: spurred cordon

Grape yield per hectare: 60 quintals

Harvest: manual, in small boxes, during the second ten days of October

Vinification: the grapes harvested manually in small boxes quickly arrive in the cellar where they are subjected to manual selection on a belt. After destemming and light pressing, the grapes are softly pressed

Fermentation: the must obtained is clarified by cold and left to ferment at a temperature of 15-16°C in 50 hl oak barrels

Refinement: on fine lees for approximately 5 months

Bottle refinement: 3 months

Alcohol content: 13% vol

Colour: intense straw yellow with faint greenish reflections

Nose: fruity bouquet with pleasant notes of exotic fruit, grapefruit and white peach

Palate: extraordinary complexity and sweetness of taste as well as a pleasant flavor and freshness

Pairings: ideal white wine with first and second courses of fish, shellfish and grilled vegetables

Serving temperature: 10-12°C

Produced and bottled by the winemaker Azienda Agricola Francesco Tornatore – Via Pietramarina, 8 – 95012 Castiglione di Sicilia (CT) - Italy

8056370560950
Grapes
Carricante
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Etna Bianco DOC
Alcohol level
13

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