Made from indigenous Zibibbo clones from Messina, “Case Bianche” is a golden and bright straw yellow wine that on the nose expresses intense notes of fresh rose, peach and citrus, along with a Mediterranean scrub feel and sea spray, revealing a smooth and mineral mouthfeel, savoury and with a persistent freshness.
Faro DOC is a wine appellation located in the province of Messina, in the northeastern part of Sicily, Italy. It is one of the lesser-known and smaller wine regions in Sicily. It is known for producing unique and distinctive red wines. The vineyards are located on the slopes of hills overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.
The unique terroir of the Faro region, characterized by volcanic soils, sea breezes, and a Mediterranean climate, contributes to the distinctiveness of the wines. The proximity to the sea and the volcanic soils impart minerality and freshness to the wines.
Hand harvested at the end of August in small 10kg crates, the grapes go through a careful selection before a cold maceration for 18 hours. The must will be gently pressed and fermentation takes place in barriques. The wine is also aged for another 3 months in 225 liter new and used barriques. Further aging in bottle takes place before the wine is released.
Deep and engaging, Enza La Fauci’s “Case Bianche” is a great white wine to pair with great fish dishes, such as a lobster & prawn based first courses, or as an aperitif.
Ideal serving temperature – 10°C.