Sicilia IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta)
Grillo, Chardonnay, Insolia and Cataratto
Tasting Notes: Aromas of yellow flowers, white melon.
Well-balanced palate, with good acidity and a soft texture. Fresh,
intense fruit and citrus fruit flavors, with notes of sweet spices
and Mediterranean herbs on the finish. Delicious now.
Serving temperature: 50°F
Alcohol content: 12.5.%
Tartaric acidity: 5.80 g/l
Local area: Favarotta
Town: Campobello di Licata
Altitude: between 755 and 853 feet above sea level and five
miles from the coast; unique micro-climate, day/night temperature
fluctuation of up to 20 degrees due to the sea breeze.
Geological characteristics: hilly terrain, mainly calcareous
soil with dark patches.
Training method: free and guyot spurred cordon.
Planting density: 1,600 plants per acre.
Yield per acre: 2.1 tons.
Harvest: August and September.
Harvesting method: by hand using small crates.
Vinification: After de-stemming and crushing, the temperature of
the grapes is dropped to 46-50ºF for the maceration. A light
pressing follows, after which the free-run wine is separated and
decanted through the process of natural sedimentation at low
Aging: Four months on the lees in temperature-controlled
stainless steel tanks and at least two months in bottle.
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