Classification: DOC Sicily
Grapes: Perricone 100%
Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).
Soil type: clay soil with pebbles and a good amount of limestone
Altitude: 100/150 meters a.s.l.
Viticulture: spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha)
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: from the end of September to the first week of October, depending each year on the ripening of grapes.
Vinification: traditional fermentation with 25-30 days of maceration. Very soft extraction through traditional pumping at a temperature of 26°/28°C
Ageing: in large oak barrels
- Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues
- Olfactory: scents of ripe red fruit, graphite and violet
- Taste: good balance with soft tannins
Pairing: excellent with roasted meat and medium-aged chees
Serving Temperature: 17°/18° C