Classification: DOC Sicilia
Grapes: Catarratto / Grillo / Zibibbo
Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).
Soil type: clay soil with a good amount of Limestone and balanced content of organic elements and nitrogen.
Altitude: 200/250 meters a.s.l.
Viticulture: vertical trelliss system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plant/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: from the end of August to the end of September, depending each year on the ripening of grapes.
Vinification: extremely soft pressing with membrane press, followed by static clarification of the must and fermentation at controlled temperatures (18°/20°C) in stainless steel tanks
Ageing: 8/10 months on fine dregs in “sur lies” through batonnage, then in bottle for at least 3/4 months.
- Visual: straw yellow
- Olfactory: wide fruity bouquet with floreal scents and notes of apricot and white fruit.
- Taste: in line with the olfactory sensations, fresh with salinity and minerality.
Pairing: excellent with starters and main courses of fish, shellfish and soft cheese
Serving Temperature: 12°/14° C