Yet more proof that Italy is kicking white wine goals with scary regularity. Carricante and Catarratto here, in all their citrus laden glory. Freshness, grip and nerve. Big fan of this.
Region/Country: Etna, Sicily, Italy
Grape/s: Carricante and Catarratto
Production Method: High altitude plantings. Fermented in concrete tanks without temperature control, matured in concrete on fine lees for 8 months.
Style: Fresh and aromatic with clear influence from volcanic soils. Mineral laden texture with pleasing citrus fruited complexity.