Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: Italy
Region: Sicily
Appellation: Terre Siciliane IGT
Wine type: White
Varietals: Carricante
Varietal notes: 95% Carricante, 5% Cataratto & Insolia
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: From seven hectares of vineyard in the area around Etna.
Orientation: 750 m in elevation.
Soil: Black volcanic, stony soil.
Viticulture: Hand harvested. 1/3 of the fruit for this wine comes from old vines averaging 60-80 years old -- some vines even over 100 years old and 2/3 of the fruit comes from a young vineyard planted in 2004.
Vinification: Soft pressing after destemming. Fermented in steel.
Aging: Aged in stainless steel.