Cavanera Ripa di Scorciavacca Etna Bianco DOC



  PRODUCER: Firriato


  TYPE: Carricante e Catarratto

  SUB WINE-REGION:  Castiglione of Sicily (CT) – Tenuta Cavanera Etnea


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Additional Information

Weight 1.2 kg

Cavanera ETNA WHITE Wines of Italy - Gambero Rosso Edizione 2015 (rating: 2 blacks glasses)

Cavanera ETNA BIANCO Luigi Veronelli (Rank: Two Red Stars)

Cavanera ETNA BIANCO Duemilavini - AIS Bibenda (rating: 3 green grapes)

About 600,000 years ago, the encounter between the Asian plate and the African plate euro began the process of evolution of Etna. Etna is still evidence of extraordinary meetings, the cold of the eternal snows, and the intense heat of the lava flows, green forests and valleys of lapilli blacks, lush mountains and blue sea. Similarly Cavanera Ripa di Scorciavacca is modern witness of a meeting between the grapes of Carricante Catarratto and to give life to a wine that is a natural expression and encompassing an unrivaled territory.

Color straw yellow with green highlights;
Nose: the charming intensity of its fragrances or kings in sharp olfactory evolution by the calls of yellow golds rural, broom and acacia, together with fruity notes of white pulp, apple and ripe peach. No less important nuances of aromatic herbs and seaweed. Soave, shines for elegance and body. Aristocratic, pure, it stands out among the great deep sea white.
Taste: the charm of its mineral essence has no equal. Wonderful for the stylistic rigor that stands for power and roundness. The wrap-sphericity of the imposing structure is an absolute hallmark, so as to make archetypal volcano wine.
Description: Sumptuous, stylish, rigorous. It 'a symbol wine that conceals power and aristocratic sweetness. Perfect balance between acidity and freshness, in nite in ore and brackish dowry. Special, unique, unrepeatable.
Serving temperature: 12 ° - 14 ° degrees C
Recommended glass: paunchy with small mouth

Rating: D.O.C. Etna
Variety: Carricante and Catarratto
Production area: area of ​​the town of Castiglione di Sicilia (Ct) - Tenuta Cavanera Etnea
Landscape: sandy soil, volcanic matrix, with high drainage capacity
Exposure: the north eastern side of the volcano (600 meters s.l.m.)
Training system: espalier with permanent bilateral cordon pruning (cordon Royat, 5 spurs of two buds each)
per hectare Plants: n ° 4000
Yield: 5,600 / 5,800 kg
Harvest: manual harvesting. II half of October
Fermentation temperature: 16 ° -18 ° C
Period of fermentation: 20 days
Winemaking: cold maceration, pressing know there and temperature-controlled fermentation
In operation: At least six months months on lees or "sur lie" with daily agitation
Re nement in the bottle: 3 months
Alcohol Content: 13% vol.
PH: 3.26
Total acidity: 6.60 g / l
I ° vintage produced: 2009
Production year: 13,000 bottles
Sizes: 75 cl bottle.

Firriato's territory, nature, vital landscape, protection and enhancement of biodiversity. Firriato is a company fully committed to reaching a first-class environmental standards, in the world of wine production of excellence in Italy but also in Europe. This company profile so marked by ethical principles of sustainability, environmental protection and the organic vineyard, is the result of a process that began in the early 2000s, and he has seen, year after year, new developments and new goals. Today Firriato, environmental, plays a leading role in Sicily: in January of 2014 has obtained - among the first in Italy - the ISO 14064 certification in the field of greenhouse gas reduction and containment.