Tenuta Delle Terre Nere Etna Bianco DOC 2022
Denomination: Etna Bianco D.O.C.
First vintage produced: 2005
Production area: municipalities of Randazzo and Castiglione di Sicilia (Catania)
Grape varieties: 70% Carricante, 20% Catarratto, 5% Grecanico, 5% Minnella
Vineyard area: produced from all farm vineyards
Yield per hectare: 6-7 tons/ha
Soil characteristics: volcanic
Exposure: north slope of Etna, 600 to 900 meters above sea level.
Average age of vines: 5 to 15 years old
Breeding: espalier sapling
Harvest period: first decade of October
Vinification: white vinification with soft pressing, cold static decantation, alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperature (13-15° C)
Aging: bottled when ready
Appearance: deep straw yellow
Nose: distinctly floral of white flowers and linden tree
Taste: fresh and savory, with a distinct mineral note
Food pairings: appetizers, first and second courses with fish
Recommended serving temperature: 8-10° C
Alcohol content: 13%.
Annual production: 53,000 bottles (0.75 l)