The exotic profile and lusty texture make this a Sicilian standout perfect for your winter white. 1,700 feet above sea level atop volcanic soil, the vines yield a smoky, flinty profile supported by a long rich finish. White peach, cooked pineapple and comice pear aromas are followed by rich and ripe tropical fruit. This is not a sweet wine, just the opposite. Loads of clove spice and dried apricot are fused with sea salt and minerals. This is a blend of Carricante and Catarratto. Pair this with your favorite seafood dish, smoked cheeses or cured meats. Enjoy!
The Fine Wines Of Italy: Italy is the world's largest producer of wine. Throughout Italy's long history, fine Italian wine and food have been integral to its culture. As a result, Italy has numerous indigenous varietals that are grown specifically to compliment foods from its particular regions. The most well known Italian wine regions are Piedmont, Tuscany and Veneto. In Piedmont, the age worthy noble red varietal Nebbiolo is king, while in Tuscany, Sangiovese is the prominent red varietal. In the Veneto, Corvina and Molinara are the primary planted red varietals. Italy has many indigenous and widely planted white varietals such as Venmentino, Falanghina, Tocai Fruliano, Arneis and Cortese, but Pinot Grigio is by far the most well known. Other notable Italian wines come from Sardinia, Umbria, Campania, and Sicily. Fine Italian wines are made by many great producers, however, we are quite fond of the following wines of Italy: Antinori, Bruno Giacosa, Paolo Scavino, Gaja, Castello Banfi, La Spinetta, Luigi Pira, Alesino, Siro Pacenti, Ciacci Piccolomini, Giacomo Borgogno & Figil, Tenuta San Guido and many other Italian wines.