ITE-166

Etna Bianco ‘Le Vigne Niche-Calderara Sottana’, Terre Nere

100% Carricante grown in volcanic ash soils speckled with black pumice and solid volcanic rock at an altitude of 600-650 meters above sea level.  Soft pressing, low temperature fermentation in French oak barrels of a capacity of 5 and 10 hectolitres. Malolacting fermentation and maturation in French oak barriques for 10 months followed by finishing in the bottle for 8 months.

Producer:
Vintage:
2015
Country:
Italy
Region:
Sicily
Appellation:
Etna Bianco
Variety:
Carricante
Color:
White
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750

Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
93
Date:
2017-08-31

Spectator

Score:
91
Date:
1/13/16
Review:
Almond, saline, white peach and kumquat notes mix in this expressive, medium-bodied white. Fresh and focused, underscored by a rich swath of minerality.