Buonora Tascante Etna Bianco DOC 2019
Historically a grape variety used for its acidity and its productivity, Carricante is probably today one of the most interesting varieties with different facets yet to be discovered. Minerality, sulphurous notes, hints of hydrocarbons with aging. It is an expression of the verticality of the wines of the Volcano. A wine that reflects the nature of the area it comes from, Etna.
Wine-growing area: North side of the Etna volcano – Montedolce district, Castiglione di Sicilia – Catania Sicily
Soil: Terraces on volcanic sediments
Planting year: 2000
Altitude: 600 m a.s.l.
Vineyard exposure: North
Training system: Espalier
Type of pruning: Guyot
Density of vines per hectare: 5000
Yield of grapes per hectare: 70 quintals
Harvest period: 20 – 25 September
Fermentation: In stainless steel tanks
Fermentation temperature: 16-18 ° C
Duration of fermentation: 12 days
Malolactic fermentation: Not carried out
Aging: In steel tanks with the presence of yeasts for 4 months
Alcoholic content: 12% Vol.
Total acidity: 6.30 g / l
Residual sugars: 1.80 g / l
Total extract: 19.80 g / l