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Weißwein 2017 Terre Siciliane IGT Carricante "Carjcanti", Sicily, Italy

Type: Weißwein (White wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 12.5%
Price: 24.00 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and large barrel
Variety: Carricante
Registration number: #Gul-L0319

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Last reviewed: 13 May, 2020

IGT area(Land wines) for white, red and rosé wines in the Italian region of Sicily. It includes all vineyards in the region or on the island. Grape varieties authorised in the region may be used. Varietal wines must contain at least 85% of the variety in question, up to 15% may be other varieties. Cuvées of two, three or four varieties (except Grillo) must each contain at least 15% of the respective varieties; other varieties are not permitted. For the wines, a minimum alcohol content is prescribed differently for each wine type, but no maturation periods.

The region with the capital Palermo is the largest in Italy with a land area of 25,703 km² and also the largest island in the Mediterranean. It also includes the island of Pantelleria to the southwest and the Lipari Islands to the northeast. The Greeks founded several colonies on Sicily from the 8th century BC. They named it Trinacria after its triangular shape. Later they gave it its definitive name after the Siculi mountain people. They brought with them their viticultural techniques and vines, including the ancient Eugenia and Murgentina varieties. These were later brought to...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled areas of the four present-day regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origin of Italian wine culture lies primarily in Greek colonisation, which brought Greek viticultural culture to the peninsula beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the land ideal for...

The white grape variety originates from the island of Sicily(Italy). Synonyms are Caricante, Caricanti, Carriccanti, Catanese Bianco, Catarratto alla Porta Bianca di Sicilia, Catarratto Amantidatu, Catarratto Mantellato, Catarrattu Scalugnatu, Catarrattu Scarugnatu, Iuvino, Nerello Cappuccio Faux and Nocera Bianca. It must not be confused with the Catarratto Bianco variety, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities. It is not a colour mutation of the red Nocera variety (with the synonym Carricante Nero). According to DNA analyses carried out in 2010, it comes from a...

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