Grecanico Bianco (aka Grecanico Dorato, Garganega del Veneto)

 

 

grecanicoSoft and harmonious to the palate, Gracanico  is highly regarded and prized among oenophiles and producers alike for its strong bouquet and the ease with which it can be used to cut other Sicilian wines, specifically the Catarratto and Inzolia, resulting in a rich, elevated flavor.

 

 

 

 

 

Catarratto

 

 

catarrattoA principal grape indigenous to the province of Trapani on the Western coast of Sicily, the robust Catarratto grape has produced a family of quality clones, including Catarratto Ammantiddatu, Catarratto Fimminedda, Catarratto Bagascedda, and Catarratto Mattu, and has
been given DOC designation in the wine territories of Marsala, Alcamo, and Monreale, among others.

 

 

 

Carricante

carricanteThe Carricante grape, particular to the Etna region of Eastern Sicily, grows primarily in areas of higher elevation to the east and south of the volcano, at 950 to 1,050 meters above sea level. Somewhat contradictorily, this white grape is noted for both its high acidity content and a low pH level, contributing to a remarkable longevity. Carricante is also one of the Etna Rosso D.O.C. grapes