Etna Bianco DOC

PIETRADOLCE ETNA BIANCO DOC

100% Carricante. Pietradolce Etna Bianco DOC is soft straw yellow. The bouquet shows lovely aromas that highlight the freshness and lovely character of this wine.

“Because of the volcanic soil, its mineral component, and the unique climate conditions, this Etna white has the pronounced minerality and unabashed acidity typical to wines of this territory.”


Wine exported to

Canada, USA, Singapore, Australia, Turks and Caicos

Most recent awards

  • 2020 | Wine Advocate90
  • 2020 | James Suckling90
  • 2019 | Vinous91
  • 2019 | Wine Enthusiast92
  • 2017 | Wine Spectator90
Grape Varieties:

100% Carricante

Fermentation container:

Oak Barrels

Length of alcoholic fermentation:

12 days

Type of yeast:

Cultivated

Fermentation temperature:

22-28 °C (71.6-82.4 °F)

Aging containers:

Stainless Steel

Bottling period:

march

Aging before bottling:

5 months

Aging in bottle:

3 months

Closure:

Diam 3

Organic:

Yes

Vineyard location:

Solicchiata, Mount Etna, Sicily

Vineyard size:

3 hectares (7.41 acres)

Soil composition:

Volcanic, stony, sandy loam

Vine training:

Alberello

Altitude:

800 meters (2,625 feet) above sea level

Vine density:

4,500 plants per hectare

Yield:

50-60 q.li/Ha

Exposure:

Northern

Years planted:

2010

Age of vines:

9 years old

Time of harvest:

Mid-October

First vintage of this wine:

2014

Total yearly production (in bottles):

9,000 ‚¬

Tasting notes:

Shows lovely fruit, distinctive acidity and the typical minerality of Etna wines.

Serving temperature:

Best served at 10 °12 C° C (46.4-50° F).

Food pairings:

Pairs well with fresh cheeses, grilled vegetables, and pizza.

Aging potential:

Up to 5 years

Alcohol:

Alc. Cont. by Vol.: 13.5%

Winemaker:

Michele e Mario Faro