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Smooth, elegant and tempting with a note of dried figs and candid fruit.

Tech Sheet [PDF]

Typology

sweet

Classification

IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) Terre Siciliane

Grapes

Grillo 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 plants/ha)

Climate

insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers

Harvest period

at the end of September we harvest the grapes for the vinification of the base wine and until mid-October we harvest the grapes for drying

Vinification

soft pressing of the grapes for the base wine, followed by cold static decantation; fermentation at controlled temperature (18/20 ° C) in small stainless steel tanks. Subsequent dried grapes infusion in small stainless steel tanks

Ageing

7/8 months on fine dregs through batonnage, then in bottles for at least 12 months to ensure the perfect evolution of its bouquet

Tasting notes

Visual: bright golden yellow
Olfactory: complex, intense and persistent with notes of Sicilian citrus fruits and honeyed nuances
Taste: soft, elegant and seductive with a notable nuance of dried figs and candied fruit

Pairing

perfect with the best traditional desserts, especially the dry ones, possibly with some fruit

Serving Temperature

12°/14° C