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Al-Cantara Luci Luci Etna Sicily 2019

£200.88
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6 bottle(s) at £33.48 per bottle.
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AHD5295319A
 

Al-Cantara Luci Luci Etna Sicily 2019

  • Grapes Carricante 100%
  • Country Italy
  • Region: Sicily Etna
  • Abv 13 %
  • Dry/Sweet value: 1 (1 is dry, 7 is very sweet)
    Residual Sugar: 2
    Contains Sulphites: Yes
    Vegetarian/Vegan: Yes/Yes
    Milk/Eggs: No/No
    Organic: No
    Biodynamic: No
  • Case size 6 / 75cl
  • Winemaker: Salvo Rizzuto
  • Closure Natural Cork
  • Aromatic notes of flowers, golden apples, and tropical fruit are accompanied by distinctive mineral overtones, typical of the native Carricante grape. Refreshing and crisp, with a lovely, spicy finish.

The wine was made reductively, with minimal contact with oxygen thus reducing the use of sulphur. The grapes were gently crushed and vinified in inert conditions for 12 to 14 days at 14 to 18°C in stainless steel tanks. The wine received seven months' ageing in stainless steel tanks, without oak influence, in order to preserve the characteristics of the Carricante variety, followed by a minimum of two months bottle ageing.

Aromatic notes of flowers, golden apple and tropical fruit are accompanied by distinctive mineral overtones, typical of the native Carricante grape. Refreshing and crisp, with a lovely, spicy finish. 

More Information
CountryItaly
Vintage2019
Bottles Per Case6
Bottle Size75
2 cases 10% offNo
Winery

The vineyard is situated at an elevation of approximately 620 metres above sea level, where warm days and cool nights encourage a long ripening period concentrating the flavours in the grapes while retaining balancing acidity. The vines are grown in volcanic soils, which are rich in minerals and fossils. The soil is permeable to air and water and is rich in pumice stone and microelements, which allow the plants to produce a complex aromatic profile. The espalier-trained vines are spur pruned. The 10-year-old vineyard is cultivated following the principles of organic and biodynamic cultivation and is in conversion to organic status. The organic treatments of sulphur and copper treatments are only used when powdery or downy mildew seriously affects the vineyard. The vine moth is combatted by the use of natural pheromones, which generates confusion in the moth and prevents it from attacking the fruit. The natural microbe Bacillus turingensis is used to combat insects; synthetic pesticides are avoided.

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