AURANTIUM

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AURANTIUM

 

It is a wine made from
white Moscato grapes,
naturally dried on racks.
This wine expresses all
the warmth and aromas of Sicily.

TECHNICAL SHEET:

Denomination: IGT Terre Siciliane

Grapes: Moscato bianco passito

Certification: Organic – IT BIO 006 D67W

Annual production: 2.000 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 Guyot pruning

Planting density: 5.000 vines per hectare, with yealds of 80 q/ha

Harvesting: manual harvest in the first half of August and naturally dried on racks

Vinification: vinification in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature

Ageing: maturation in barriques for 5-6 months and ageing in half-liter bottles for 3 months

Alcohol content: 12% vol                                           

Total acidity: 6,02 g/l

Ph: 3,04

First vintage: 2010

Bottle size: 0,5 l

TASTING NOTES:

Appereance: intense golden yellow colour, tending to amber

Nose: pleasant aromatic notes of candied citrus fruits, yellow pulp fruits and sage

Palate: its sweetness is never cloying because it is well balanced by a good acidity, with delightful notes of candied orange, dried apricots and dates

Food pairing: Ideal pairing with Sicilian dry pastries and fruit tarts; this wine also goes perfectly with blue cheeses or long ageing cheeses