Feu D'o Bianco - Etna

Feu D'o Bianco - Etna

Feu D’o Bianco is a delicate straw color flecked with golden hues. On the nose, it shows ripe, fleshy tropical and stone fruits including melon, pineapple and yellow peach which are balanced out by crisp acidity. It finishes dry, with a long, fresh aftertaste.

2018

Feu D'o Bianco

The Feu D’o Bianco is the perfect blend of Grillo and Carricante.  A zesty, flavorful white wine that embodies all that is Mt. Etna and the Mediterranean Sea. Once you uncork this refreshing bottle you’ll want to drink it over and over again.

The Grapes

You might not be familiar with the Grillo grape. Well, until about a decade ago – neither was most of the world. Unlike other Sicilian varieties, the Grillo is not native to Sicily. In fact, it’s the combination of the Cataratto and Zibibbo grape. Antonio Mendola created the Grillo grape as an experimental hybrid in 1873 while he was working on a solution for the problem of phylloxera (a pesky microscopic aphid that almost wiped out all of Europe’s vineyards in the late 1800’s).


What was once a local pleasure, the Grillo has become one of the most appreciated grapes in modern times.

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It's all in the name...

Feud'o - Originally spoken 'feud'oro', feud'o loosely translates to 'golden feud.' Feud'o has come to represent the ancient medieval structure that serves as a remembrance of the feud to control the land. Over time, the use of the adjective "d'oro" became restricted to the area of Marsala (in western Sicily), so we now simply say 'feud'o'.

What We Love About This Wine

• Feu D’o Bianco contains the fresh aroma of citrus fruits (think melon, pineapple, and ripe peach) with subtle undertones of crisp white fruits (think green apple and pears). 
• Feu D’o Bianco provides the perfect balance of crispness and fruitful of flavor on the palate. 
• Fresh and easy to drink this invigorating wine exudes Sicily’s vibrant personality. 
• Refined in a stainless steel container for several months, this wine is best served between 54F-58F. 

Feu D'o Rosso

Feu D'o Rosso

Feu D'o Bianco

Feu D'o Bianco

Tifeo Bianco

Tifeo Bianco

Duvanera

Duvanera

Tifeo Rosato

Tifeo Rosato

Alicant

Alicant

Tifeo Rosso

Tifeo Rosso

Petto Dragone

Petto Dragone

Feu D'o Rosso

An easy drinking red blend of Nero d'Avola and Nerello Mascalese. These native Sicilian grape varieties produce powerful yet fruit forward wines and are renowned for producing many of the best Sicilian wines. Nero d’Avola is one of the oldest Sicilian grape varietals and Nerello Mascalese is considered to produce many of the best Sicilian wines, particularly when grown along the slopes of Mount Etna.

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Feu D'o Bianco

This refreshing white wine is a blend of Grillo and Carricante. Light bodied and crisp, this wine displays aromas and flavors of stone fruit and melon. 


The name of this wine comes from the originally spoken Sicilian term ‘feud’oro’ which loosely translates to ‘golden feud’. The name represents the ancient feuds (during medieval times) to control the land. Over time, the use of the adjective "d'oro" became restricted to the area of Marsala (in western Sicily), so we now simply say 'feud'o'.

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Tifeo Bianco

This fresh, aromatic, unoaked white blend of Carricante and Cataratto is crisp with minerality and aromas and flavors of spring flowers and citrus. 

Named for Tifeo, a divine creature in Greek mythology who was half human and half dragon. Tifeo’s wings lay between Messina and Syracuse, his tail underneath Naples, and his heart under Mount Etna. Tifeo was thought to have temporarily disabled the Greek God Zeus, who was later rescued by his son Hermes.

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Duvanera

This Nero D’Avola is ripe and lush with flavors and aromas of black plums, cherry, violets, and a touch of vanilla and spice. Aged 9 months in oak. 


Spoken 'D’uva Nera', Duvanera translates from Italian to English, meaning 'black grapes.' Interestingly, Duvanera is a similar translation to that of the Nero d’Avola black grapes grown in the small town of Avola in southeast Sicily.

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Tifeo Rosato

This delicate, coppery salmon hued Rose of Nerello Mascalese offers aromas and flavors of just-ripened strawberry, watermelon and tropical fruit. Bright acidity and a refreshing finish make this the perfect wine to pair with light dishes such as a caprese salad or charcuterie.

Named for Tifeo, a divine creature in Greek mythology who was half human and half dragon. Tifeo’s wings lay between Messina and Syracuse, his tail underneath Naples, and his heart under Mount Etna.

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Alicant

Alicant has a rich, ruby color. Its intense notes of ripe blackberry, black cherry, blackcurrant, and plum are enhanced by the subtle aroma of cocoa powder. With a ripe, balanced palate, this captivating red boasts a long, persistent finish.

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Tifeo Rosso


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Petto Dragone

This complex Nerello Mascalese (Sicily’s star grape) is made with fruit from 40 year old vines in our Mount Etna vineyards. Layered yet elegant and fresh with red berry and rhubarb, hints of rose hips, and a touch of smoke.

This wine is our territorial namesake. In fact, our winery’s address is Contrada Petto Dragone!

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