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Carinda

Fresh, sapid and mineral with fine notes of citrus fruit.

Tech Sheet [PDF]

Typology

white

Classification

DOC Sicily

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

Tasting notes

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