Ante is the son of the Volcano, from which it receives its minerality and its backbone of crisp acidity supporting intriguing citrus notes and complex hints of spices: all the shades of Mt. Etna’s native white varietals.
Carricante (90%), Grecanico, Minnella
Alberello (bush) , 8.000 plants per hectar
up to 10 years
750 m (2500 ft.) above sea level
Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals, with subacid reaction.
The grapes are harvested manually and selected, brought to the winery in shallow crates, where the whole clusters are soft-crushed. Fermentation in steel vats at 20 °C. Maturation: about 12 months in the same steel vats. Refining after bottling for at least 6 monts.
Eye: greenish straw yellow. Nose: fruity with hints of aniseed. Palate: dry, harmonic, good structure, rightly acid, great freshness, with a nice salty aftertaste.
8.848 of 0,75 l and 128 Magnum
14 November 2019