Etna Bianco 2020 Benanti


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Italy Sicily

Grape variety: Carricante

100% Caricante. Do not use catalats. A field with an altitude of 900 to 1000m. A blend of fields in Milo on the east side of Etna and Santa Maria di Ricodia on the south side. Strong volcanic and sandy soils, very mineral rich. Trees are 35 to 50 years old. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks. No barrel aging. Yeast used as a starter is compatible with Caricante collected from the field.

Hard and straight taste of Caricante

The taste of minerality and sourness peculiar to Caricante stands out more than the fruit. The aftertaste is a little salty with a hint of citrus like lemon.