Nicosia Vulka' Etna Bianco DOC ETNA 75cl
Vulka' Etna Bianco, blend of Carricante and Catarratto, is an authentic expression of the terroir of Etna, and it is distinguished by its extraordinary freshness and elegance. The volcanic origin and the altitude of the vineyards give this wine a great minerality and a unique character. Grape varieties: Carricante 60% - Catarratto 40% Vineyards: the soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals, at an altitude of 650-750 m above sea level, with good range of temperature between day and night; training system: espalier spurred cordon Raccolta: by hand into crates, in the second week of October Maceration: the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 24 hours; after destemming, they are pressed softly Fermentation: the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature of 15-18°C for approximately 20-25 days Ageing: mainly in stainless steel vats on fine lees and approximately 2 months in the bottle Alcohol content: 12,5% vol. Colour: brilliant straw-yellow colour Nose: intense and elegant with notes of pear and aromatic herbs Palate: great minerality and remarkable freshness Food Pairings: ideal as an aperitif or accompaniment to seafood, sushi, fried fish and vegetable tempura Serving temperature: 10-12°C.