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Ante 2017

Ante 2017

Etna Bianco DOC

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.

Varietals:

Carricante (90%), Grecanico, Minnella

Training system:

Alberello (bush) , 8.000 plants per hectar

Vines age:

up to 10 years

Altitude:

750 m (2500 ft.) above sea level

Terrain :

Sandy, volcanic, very rich in minerals, with subacid reaction.

Vinification:

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.

Tasting notes:

Eye: greenish straw yellow. Nose: fruity with hints of aniseed. Palate: dry, harmonic, good structure, rightly acid, great freshness, with a nice salty aftertaste.

alcohol:

12,5%

Bottles produced:

8.848 of 0,75 l and 128 Magnum

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