First harvest on August 8, thinning of July 11. Second harvest on August 25, thinning of July 15. Blend in the tanks at the beginning of No- vember. Aging in cement tanks. On the white lees from November to half Fe- bruary. Alc/vol 13.4%, acidity 5.10 and pH 3.30. Mimosa yellow color. Scents of cedar. Taste of orange and mint, olive oil. Soothing, inviting. Classic label, recalls the essence of the wine, the natural paper adds even more elegance. Recommended service temperature 13°C. To drink for the next 5 years.

First harvest on August 8, thinning of July 11. Second harvest on August 25, thinning of July 15. Blend in the tanks at the beginning of No- vember. Aging in cement tanks. On the white lees from November to half Fe- bruary. Alc/vol 13.4%, acidity 5.10 and pH 3.30. Mimosa yellow color. Scents of cedar. Taste of orange and mint, olive oil. Soothing, inviting. Classic label, recalls the essence of the wine, the natural paper adds even more elegance. Recommended service temperature 13°C. To drink for the next 5 years.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND NOTES

Physical characteristics and notes

Color: straw yellow with evident green highlights.
Bouquet: harmonious, fruity.
Taste: rich, savory.

Recommended temperature:

11°C

Serving suggestions:

Seafood dishes, sushi, white meats, soft cheeses.

Technical sheet

Varietal:   53% Grillo, 47% Cataratto
Origin: Contrada Virzì, Monreale, Palermo

Foglio di Mappa 142
Exposure: North-East
Altitude: 300 m above sea level
Soil: Sandy-clay
Training system: Simple Guyot espalier
Density: 5.000 plants per hectare
Year of planting: 1998
Harvest: August-September
Yield: 50 hl/hectare

Vinification and ageing: Spontaneous fermentation on a pied de cuve of our grapes, without sulfur dioxide, at controlled temperature in cement vats.

Ageing: 3 months in concrete vats and 3 months in bottles.

Capacity: 75 cl.

PRIZES
  • Wine Enthusiast 04-2015 – Don Pietro bianco 2013 – 87 Points
  • Wine Enthusiast 03-2013 – Don Pietro bianco 2011 – 87 Points
  • Selezione Vini da Pesce Ancona 2009 – Don Pietro bianco 2008 – Diploma di merito
  • Selezione Vini da Pesce Ancona 2008 – Don Pietro bianco 2007