Purveyors of fine grape juice
2016 I Vigneri Aurora sicily, italy
$60

From the Palmento Caselle contrada a 2.5 hecatre terraced site 850 metres above sea level on the eastern slopes of Mt Etna.
Planted to Carricante (90% ) & Minella (10%) on ripiddu (lapilli & pumice) soils along with volcanic sand vines here are between 4 and 30 years old with a density of 8000 plants per hectare. A different architecture to the Vigna di Milo, the Minella adding a more substantial textural component in the mid palate balancing the laser like acidity of the Carricante. Aurora is named after the small native butterfly of Etna, which is now endangered.

Origin sicily, italy
Year 2016
Varietal white blend
Style elegant & complex