Carricante

Appears in

Oxford Companion to Wine

Oxford Companion to Wine

By Jancis Robinson

Published 2006

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Carricante, white wine grape speciality of etna in Sicily and dominant grape in the blend for Etna Bianco. Wines are crisp with citrus notes and the best can age well. Plantings totalled just 200 ha/500 acres in 2010.