List Page Learn About Content Graphic

Carricante

Learn about Carricante — taste profile, popular regions and more …

undefined, null

Inhabiting the slopes of Mt. Etna in Sicily for the last thousand years, Carricante is the dominant grape in the Etna Bianco DOC blends, with Catarratto as a possible minor blending partner. The best examples come from volcanic soils at higher altitudes where a marked diurnal temperature shift allows slow and steady ripening and the development of Carricante’s naturally high acidity.

Tasting Notes for Carricante

Carricante is a dry white wine with a medium body and fairly high acidity. Lime zest, yellow apple, apricot, mineral, smoke, saline and dried herb are qualities often found in Carricante.

Perfect Food Pairings for Carricante

Grilled tuna skewers & scallopine, chickpea fritters, Sicilian Timballo and caponata are all natural matches for Carricante and Carricante blends.

Sommelier Secrets for Carricante

A vine variety capable of high yields if not tended to properly, Carricante gets its name from, carica, the Italian word for “load.”

Filter by
1 Items
1 Item
Gift Type
Occasion
Variety
Region
Rating & Price
Rating All
Price All
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
Size & Type
Boutique
  • Boutique1
1 Items
  • Pietradolce Archineri Etna Bianco 2015 Front Label
    Pietradolce Archineri Etna Bianco 2015
    Carricante from Sicily, Italy
    • WE92
    • RP92
    0.0 0 Ratings
    Price per bottle
    Currently Unavailable $35.99
    Try the 2019 Vintage 47 99
    35 99
    35 99
    Save $0.00 (0%)
Sorry, we couldn't find any matches.

Internet Explorer is no longer supported.
Please use a different browser like Edge, Chrome or Firefox to enjoy all that Wine.com has to offer.

It's easy to make the switch.
Enjoy better browsing and increased security.

Yes, Update Now

Search for ""

Processing Your Order...