our Etna DOC Bianco Contrada Calderara is golden straw colour. The nose greets us with hints of lemon flowers, elderberry, chamomile, bergamot, sage and fresh oregano, intertwined with white peach and yellow plums. The palate exudes vitality of salt that enhances the curvy body emphasising the richness of the final. A White destined to longevity.
Classification Doc Etna Bianco Variety 100% Carricante
Number of bottles 5.600
production area Castiglione di Sicilia production Area Contrada Calderara Altitude of 750 meters s.l.m
average Age of the vines 45 years
Yield 50 quintals of grapes per hectare
training System spur pruned cordon
plant Density: 5700 plants per hectare
Vinification cold Maceration for about 24 hours and subsequent defecation static. Fermentation in French oak tonneaux for about 40% of the total mass; the remaining part is fermented in concrete vats.
Maturation 12 months on lees in wood for about 40% of its mass; the remaining part is refined in a bath of cement.
Total Acidity 5.5 g/lt
Type of soil lavic
Time of harvest first week of October
grape Harvest by hand in boxes
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