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2015 SANTO SPIRITO DI PASSOPISCIARO Etna Animalucente

SANTO SPIRITO DI PASSOPISCIARO Etna Animalucente 2015

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  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 13863358
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • SAQ Specialty by lot
  • Status
  • Status
  • Unavailable
  • Country
  • Country
  • Italy
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Sicily
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Etna
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Carricante 85 %
    Minella 15 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 12.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    Contrada Santo Spirito is the latest project from Antonio Moretti Cuseri, the owner of the world class Tenuta Sette Ponti and Podere Orma in Tuscany and Feudo Maccari in Noto, Sicily. Dr. Morretti fell in love with the estate, which is located between Passopisciaro and Randazzo at the foot of Mount Etna, located in the province of Catania which is considered one of the most beautiful places in Italy. The 14 hectare estate is located at 700 metres above sea level and is planted to autochthonous...

    See the SANTO SPIRITO DI PASSOPISCIARO detail page for more information on this brand

  • Tasting notes

    A wine that is delicate and soft like luminous, flowing lava, but at the same time strong and unstoppable like the life that generates it.

  • Winemaking notes

    Fermentation without skins at a controlled temperature lower than 20°C. Six months aging in steel and 3-month bottle aging prior to release.

Press reviews

  • - 94 Points -

    October 2018

    A very composed and concentrated white with a slightly flinty, reductive edge. It delivers an almost Chablis-like impression with a bed of stony notes draped in rich lemon, peach and tart mango-like flavors. The texture and depth is impressive, and so is the succulent snap through the finish. A blend of 66% carricante and 34% minnella. 

    See detailed press review