First harvest August 24, thinning on July 10th. Second harvest August 25, thinning on July 10th. Third harvest Sep- tember 12, thinning on July 10th. Blend in the tanks mid November. Refining in cement tanks. Malolactic fermentation. On the white lees from No- vember to July, at10°C. Refining in steel and big barrel. Alc/vol 13.87%, acidity 5.80 and pH 3.27. Golden yellow. Scent of mature cedar. Taste of horseradish. Sensations of satis- faction. Direct, firm. Knows its way. Beautiful label with the central rose window on fine natural paper. To drink for the next 10 years.

First harvest August 24, thinning on July 10th. Second harvest August 25, thinning on July 10th. Third harvest Sep- tember 12, thinning on July 10th. Blend in the tanks mid November. Refining in cement tanks. Malolactic fermentation. On the white lees from No- vember to July, at10°C. Refining in steel and big barrel. Alc/vol 13.87%, acidity 5.80 and pH 3.27. Golden yellow. Scent of mature cedar. Taste of horseradish. Sensations of satis- faction. Direct, firm. Knows its way. Beautiful label with the central rose window on fine natural paper. To drink for the next 10 years.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND NOTES

Physical characteristics and notes

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

Recommended temperature:

11°C

Serving suggestions:

fish dishes and white meats. It also goes well with semi-soft cheeses.

Technical sheet

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

Foglio di Mappa 142
Exposure: West
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: Agosto – Settembre
Yield: 45 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: 12 months in vats and 4 months in bottles.

Capacity: 75 cl.

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