Etna Bianco "Arcuria" by Graci 2013

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Graci (Etna, Sicily, Italy)

100% CARRICCANTE

TASTING NOTES

"A dense and fruity white with pineapple, cooked apple and light cream aromas and flavors. Full body, tangy fruit. Hints of vanilla and cream. A single vineyard white. Drink now."

WINE ENTHUSIAST | 94 |

JAMES SUCKLING | 92 |

VINOUS MEDIA | 92 |

 

Graci Philosophy:

"We only cultivate traditional varieties indigenous to Mount Etna and aim to respect local traditions as well as the distinct characters of each vintage.
The land decides, not us. We believe that only by listening carefully and responding to the expressions of Nature in our territory ca be great wines be born. Great because true."

ABOUT THE WINERY

At Graci, young Alberto Aiello Graci remains steadfast in his respect for local traditions as well as the distinct nature of each vintage and only cultivates traditional varieties indigenous to Mount Etna: the red grapes Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio, and white grapes Carricante and Catarratto. Intervention of any kind is extremely limited, both in the vineyard and in the cellar. They do not use herbicides in order to preserve the unique balance and vital energy of the soil. They do not use barriques, but only the big, upright, wooden casks known as tini and large, well-used wood barrels. Their sole objective is to reflect the personalities of their vineyards and the sublime differences between each and every harvest.