Catarratto

  • Grape
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This white grape is traditionally known as a blending grape in Marsala. Today, you'll find more Sicilian producers making Catarratto into fresh, fruity white wines.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Lemon

  • Apple

  • Peach

  • Dried Flowers

  • Honey

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability1-3 years
  • Avg Price $14.00

Food Pairing

Look to local fare when pairing with indigenous grapes; local Sicilian vegetable dishes, antipasti, lighter fish dishes, or a vongole pasta would all play beautifully.

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