Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy)
medium texture soil, rich in limestone and good mineral endowment
200/250 meters a.s.l.
vertical trellis system with a medium-high plant density (5000 vines/ha)
insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers
from 1st to 2nd week of september, depending each year on the ripering of the grapes
extremely soft pressing with membrane press, followed by static clarification of the must, fermentation at controlled temperatures (18°/20°C) partly in stainless steel tanks and partly in untoasted french oak barriques
first 6 months of French oak barriques (ca 25% of the wine) in “sur lies”, then in bottle for at least 3/4 months
Visual: bright yellow straw with greenish
excellent with starters and main courses of fish, shellfish and soft cheese
Vini bianchi, White wines
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Fresh white wine with a perfect balance between salinity and minerality and a wide range of tropical fruit notes, like pineapple and cedar.