Classification: DOC Sicilia
Grapes: Insolia 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 trellissed system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plant/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: from 1st to 2nd week 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 (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: delicate notes of citrus fruits recalling the blossom flower.
- Taste: fresh sapid and mineral.
Pairing: excellent with seafood and shellfish starters and fish fry
Serving Temperature: 8°/10° C