Historical vine variety of the Etna area where it has been cultivated since ancient time. On average vigorous plant, medium to medium-large leaf, medium, conical or pyramidal, more or less elongated bunch, medium berries with green-yellow peel. Medium maturity. The grapes of Catarratto come into the composition of many Sicilian white wines.
The wine has a straw yellow colour tending to golden, an aromatic profile with slight fruity smells and floral notes, the taste is characterized by the important alcohol content and the good structure, neutral taste, on average acid and tendentially soft. Widely widespread throughout the island, its cultivation is particularly concentrated in the provinces of Trapani and Palermo.