It is a single variety wine
made from Catarratto “lucido” grapes,
a Sicilian indigenous grape, vinified in purity.
A savory and complex wine,
unforgettable like Sicily.
Denomination: IGT Terre Siciliane
Grapes: Catarratto 100%
Certification: Organic – IT BIO 006 D67W
Annual production: 5.000 bottles
Production area: South-eastern Sicily, Rosolini (SR) – Contrada Ritillini
Soils and climate: calcareous soils, at an altitude between 180 and 250 m above sea level, Mediterranean climate with significant day-night temperature ranges
Training system: VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning) with spurred cordon pruning
Planting density: 5.000 vines per hectare, with yealds of 70 q/ha
Harvesting: manual harvest in the first decade of September
Vinification: Off-the-skin vinification and fermentation in stainless steel temperature-controlled vats
Ageing: maturation on fine lees in stainless steel tanks for 6 months and in bottle for 3 months
Alcohol content: 12,5% vol
Total acidity: 5,5 g/l
First vintage: 2011
Bottle size: 0,75 l
Appereance: straw yellow with light green reflections
Nose: with intense fragrances of orange blossom and yellow pulp fruits
Palate: elegant and intriguing, with a perfect balance of acidity, minerality and flavour; it has an excellent persistence and aftertaste of vegetable hints
Food pairing: It perfectly blends with vegetarian menus, Sicilian seafood and medium-aged cheeses.