Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy)
medium texture soil rich of limestone and good mineral endowment
200/250 meters a.s.l.
vertical trellissed system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plant/ha)
insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers
from 1st to 2nd week of September, depending each year on the ripening of grapes
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
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
excellent with seafood and shellfish starters and fish fry
Pink wines, Vini rosati
Fresh, sapid and aromatic, brilliant pink colour with golden reflection. In the taste, cherry and wild strawberry with a citrus note, perfect with lightly spiced dishes, salami and raw fish.