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Nicosia Contrada Monte Gorna Etna Bianco 2019

Nicosia Contrada Monte Gorna Etna Bianco 2019

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0,75 l  -  13.00% vol.
Nicosia
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Made from the indigenous Carricante and Catarratto grapes grown on high-elevation slopes of Mount Etna, this unique volcanic wine has a brilliant straw yellow colour and a delicious bouquet reminiscent of apple, grapefruit, hawthorn and honey. It has an incredibly fresh taste characterised by mineral notes and an attractive nutty edge, with a peculiar aniseed finish.
Straw-yellow colour with brilliant golden highlight.
Complex and elegant with notes of apple, grapefruit, hawthorn and honey.
Incredibly fresh taste with mineral notes, along with a peculiar anise finish.
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12 - 14°C.
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05 - 10 years
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Name Nicosia Contrada Monte Gorna Etna Bianco 2019
Type White organic still
Classification
Year 2019
Size 0,75 l Standard
Country
Region Sicily
Grape varieties 80% Carricante, 20% Catarratto Bianco Comune
Origin Trecastagni (CT)
Climate Altitude: 700-750 m. a.s.l., with good range of temperature between day and night.
Soil composition The soil is volcanic, very rich in minerals.
Cultivation system Espalier spurred cordon.
Harvest By hand into crates, in the second week of October.
Fermentation temperature 13-15 °C
Fermentation period 20-25 days.
Vinification Fermentation: the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature of 13-15 °C for approximately 20-25 days. Maceration: the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 24 hours; after destemming, they are pressed softly.
Ageing In stainless steel vats on fine lees, a short ageing in tonneaux and 3-4 months in the bottle.
Alcohol content 13.00% by volume
Sulphites Contains sulphites
Pairing Shellfish risotto, seafood dishes, fried fish and vegetable tempura.
On offer Price Nicosia Contrada Monte Gorna Etna Bianco 2019 € 12.63  ex VAT

Nicosia

Back in 1898 Francesco Nicosia, the great-grandfather of the current owner, decided to open his first wine shop in Trecastagni, on the eastern slope of Mount Etna. This was the golden age of Etna wines, which – even then – were renowned and esteemed ...
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