Etna Bianco Doc Le Sabbie Dell'Etna 2021 - Firriato
The Etna Bianco of the Firriato winery is a white wine produced from pure Carricante grapes on the north eastern side of the volcano, a bottle that enhances the characteristics of unique soils .
In the glass it is straw yellow with greenish reflections , on the nose clear hints of yellow flowers of mimosa and broom that well enhance the fruity nuances of white peach and ripe pear ; the mouth is firm , mineral , a sip of pure lava .
Why you should drink it
Because this Etna Bianco di Firriato is a full wine , with a persistent sapid line , it is a wine of long expression , for freshness and fragrance . It wraps the palate in a unicum that only the vocation of the terroir , combined with the capacity of the producer , is capable of generating.
Etna , with its volcanic soils, knows how to enhance the Carricante vine , enhancing its finesse and making it one of the great vines in the wine scene.
Firriato follows a non-invasive vinification to validate a great terroir .
When to uncork it
This Etna Bianco by Firriato speaks a straightforward language : I imagine it very well with aperitif snacks, perhaps just back from a day at the beach. A satisfying and always suggestive wine, always excellent with fresh cheeses, hot fish appetizers and with an excellent seafood pasta.
How to drink it
Perfect wine to drink immediately , fresh and enjoyable without having to wait years after years, temperatures not too cold but put the bottle the day before in the fridge.
Vinification and Aging
Soft pressing , fermentation at a controlled temperature . Aging on noble lees or " sur lie " in steel tanks with daily stirring.
The territory on which this white Etna di Firriato is produced is located on the Etna volcano , precisely on the north-eastern side of the volcano (700 meters above sea level)
The soil is sandy loam , of volcanic matrix , with high drainage capacity .
- village: Italy
- region: Sicily
- Grape variety: Catarratto,Carricante
- Degrees: 13.0
- Format: 0.75
- Name: DOC
- Year: 2021
- Philosophy: Conventional
- Typology: Etna
- Colour: Yellow
- When to drink it: Fish dinner
- Peculiarities: Affilato
- Reference: 803790
- Allergeni: Solfiti
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