Etna Bianco "Vulkà" DOC NICOSIA
The Vulkà line of the Sicilian Nicosia winery creates this sensational White wine Etna which is composed by a blend of 60% Carricante and 40 % Catarratto grapes, an authentically interpretation of the local terroir which its freshness and elegance. This wine is rich of minerals. The cultivation soil is sandy located at 650-700 meters above the sea level. The cultivation method is the trellised with the cordon spur pruning. There is a manual picking in the second week of October, it follows a cold maceration for 24 hours before being softly pressed and before the fermentation for 48 hours with a static decantation. This passage lasts 20-25 days at 15-18°C. Finally, it takes place the refinement in stainless steel tanks on fine lees and around 2 months in bottle.
Characteristics of the Etna Bianco DOC “Vulkà” wine
It has a bright straw yellow color with an intense and elegant aroma of white pulp, pear and aromatic herbs. The taste is fresh, sapid and mineral.
Suggested pairings with this great Sicilian wine
This wine is perfect as appetizer, raw fish, crustacean, sea food and fried vegetables. It must be served at 12°C in a high and wide wine glass. The proof is 12.5%.