2019 Graci Etna Bianco DOC

Mount Etna, Italy

A delicious white from Mount Etna made from blending local varieties, Carricante and Catarratto.


Delicious. Love it.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

A fascinating and refreshing white blend here from the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna. 

The grapes are grown organically in the Contrada Arcurìa on the Northern slope of the mountain at 600 metres above sea level. There is a distinct minerality here which is derived from the rich volcanic soils, with time on lees in concrete adding extra layers of texture and detail.

This blend of Carricante and Catarratto shows great energy and drive through the mouth. Another great reason here to fall in love with the unique wines of this region.

Graci owners Elena & Alberto
Graci owners Elena & Alberto
Mount Etna, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

Source: vineyard of 2,5 ha in Arcurìa district, a district of Passopisciaro town of Castiglione di Sicilia, north side of Etna at 600 meters above sea level
Type of system: sapling grown espalier
Density plants per ha: 6,300
Soils: Brown, of volcanic origin rich in skeleton, between sandy frank and sandy frank, with neutral ph, non-calcareous, rich to very rich in iron and high in nitrogen
Treatments: sulfur and copper
Harvest date: half of October
Vinification: in concrete tanks, after a slow pressing without using selected yeasts
Aging: in cement tanks, on the lees for eight months

Blend : Carricante (70%), Catarratto (30%)
ABV : 12%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2026
Bottle Size : 750ml

Albert amongst the vines
Albert amongst the vines
Mount Etna, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Crisp lemon and green apple, fennel, dried herb and almond. It’s bright and crunchy, pure and energetic, fine powdery texture and a bright citrus and herb finish of cool clean length. Delicious. Love it." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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