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Etna Bianco ‘Le Vigne Niche-Santo Spirito’, Terre Nere

100% Carricante grown in deep, soft and dark volcanic soil, rich in volcanic ash at 700-750m 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

Spectator

Score:
91
Date:
1/13/16
Review:
“A seamless, elegant white, with lively acidity and mineral character, delicately layered with flavors of Asian pear, slivered almond, beeswax and lemon curd.”