Carricante is a grape associated with Mount Etna where 95% of all the vineyards is planted. It is an amazing grape that lives on a volcano at extremely high altitudes (over 1000 mt), a real warrior. We are working on this Carricante grape description. Please come back soon.Send us an e-mail if you are looking for more info at cheers@drinkitalian.com Two of the best books about Italian grapes, where some of this information come from, are:– Native Grapes of Italy, by Ian d’Agata– Italian Wine Unplugged, by Steve Kim Additionally, you can discover the other grapes from Sicily.