Classification Etna DOC Bianco
Variety 100% Carricante
Number of bottles 5,600
Production Area Contrada Calderara, Castiglione di Sicilia
Altitude 750 metres a.s.l.
Average age of vines 45 years
Yield 5,000 kg/ha
System of cultivation espalier
Vine density 5,700 plants/ha
Vinification cold maceration for about 24 hrs, followed by cold setting; 40% of the must ferments in French oak tonneaux, the remaining part in cement tank.
Refining 40% in French oak tonneaux on yeast, the remaining part in cement tank.
Total Acidity 6,2 g/lt
Type of Soil lava-alluvial and lava-clayey
Time of Harvest first week of October
Harvesting manual, with small crates