Varietal: Catarratto 50% – Grillo 50%
Colour: bright golden yellow
Bouquet: intense, complex, hints of apricot
Taste: full bodied, sweet, well balanced with a honey after taste.
Vinification and ageing: Spontaneous fermentation on a pied de cuve of our grapes, without sulfur dioxide, at controlled temperature in steel tank.
Ageing: 2 years in steel
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE: 12°C
perfect with fatty cheeses, pecorini, aged Parmesan. Ideal with slightly dry cakes, particularly if they are paired with caramel or chocolate creams.
Origin: Contrada Virzì, Monreale, Palermo
Map Sheet 142
Altitude: 250 m above sea level
Soil: A sandy-loamy granulometry
Farming: Alcamese bush-trained
Density: 2.000 plants per hectare
Year of planting: 1970
Harvest: Early October
Yield: 20 hl/hectare