Classification: DOC Sicilia
Grapes: Zibibbo 100%
Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).
Soil type: medium texture soil rich of limestone and good mineral endowment.
Altitude: 200/250 meters a.s.l.
Viticulture: vertical trellis system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plant/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: second week of September.
Vinification: extremely soft pressing with membrane press, followed by static clarification of the must and fermentation at controlled temperatures (16°/17°C) in stainless steel tanks
Ageing: 4/5 months in stainless steel tanks in “sur lies”, then in bottle for at least 2/3 months.
- Visual: straw yellow with greenish reflections.
- Olfactory: intense and persistent bouquet with scents of peach and Sicilian citrus.
- Taste: in line with the olfactory sensations, fresh with salinity and minerality.
Pairing: excellent with courses of fish, smoked fish and fried fish and gourmet salads.
Serving Temperature: 8°/10° C