Carricante is a white grape varietal lucky enough to call Sicily its home. Carricante has a long past in Italy’s Sicily, first being mentioned on record in 1774. The documents was of instructions for vintners producing wines on Mount Etna to leave Carricante wines on their lees to help reduce the often harsh natural acidity. Italy is the sole home of Carricante with a mere 264ha across Italy, the majority of which is found in Sicily.