Etna Bianco 'Le Sabbie dell'Etna' Firriato 2021

Etna Bianco “Le Sabbie dell’Etna” is a fresh, light and easy drinking expression of the Sicilian volcanic terroir. It expresses a bouquet of ripe white fruit and yellow flowers. The taste is balanced, savory, mineral and harmonic

14.00 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Etna DOC

Grape varieties

Carricante, Catarratto

Category

White Wines

Region

Sicily (Italy)

Alcohol content

13.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

In a sandy volcanic soil at 720 metres above sea level in Castiglione di Sicilia

Vinification

Soft pressing and fermentation in steel tanks at controlled temperature

Aging

Some months on the lees in steel tanks

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
2019
91 / 100
Gambero Rosso
2019
2 / 3
Veronelli
2020
89 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
8°-10°C
Glass
Medium open goblet
Medium open goblet

Perfect for young and medium bodied white wines which don't require excessive oxygenation to open. The opening, slightly tighter than the body of the glass, favors the concentration of aromas towards the nose, enhancing the perception of aromas and limiting the dispersion

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

WHITE WINE ETNA BIANCO 'LE SABBIE DELL'ETNA' FIRRIATO 2021 DESCRIPTION

Colour Straw yelolow with greenish tints

Scent Rich, delicate and fruity, with scents of ripe white fruits and yellow flowers

Taste Refreshing, savory, mineral, easy drinking and well-balanced

producer: Firriato

Main wines
Nero d'Avola, Perricone, Catarratto, Etna
Foundation year
1985
Hectares of vineyards
470
Annual production
6.000.000 bt
Enologist
Giuseppe Pellegrino
Address
Firriato, Via Trapani, 4 - 91027 Paceco (TP)

Perfect to drink with

  • Finger Food
  • Fresh Cheese
  • Risotto with Vegetables
  • Warm Fish Appetizers
  • Pasta with Fish no Tomato