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Our dry Zibibbo is fresh and smooth, with notes of peach and Sicilian citrus fruit characterized by a pleasant balance between salinity and minerality.

Tech Sheet [PDF]

Typology

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Classification

DOC Sicily

Grapes

Zibibbo 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 trellis system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plant/ha)

Climate

insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers

Harvest period

second week of September

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: intense and persistent bouquet with scents of peach and Sicilian citrus
Taste: in line with the olfactory sensations, fresh with salinity and minerality

Pairing

excellent with courses of fish, smoked fish and fried fish and gourmet salads

Serving Temperature

8°/10° C