Firriato’s L’Ocra is an extremely agreeable wine characterised by elements of freshness and tanginess, enclosed in a bouquet of fruity and floral aromas with marked scents of orange peel, roses and honey.
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|Classification||Terre Siciliane IGT|
CLASSIFICATION Terre Siciliane Moscato Naturale
GRAPE VARIETY Zibibbo
VINEYARD LOCATION Trapani Countryside - Borgo Guarini Estate
SOIL COMPOSITION Mid-mixture, mostly clayey
EXPOSURE The vineyards have Northerly-southerly exposure (from 250 to 400 metres above sea level)
TRAINING SYSTEM Cordon trained/ Guyot
VINES PER HECTARE (EA) 5.500
YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE) 7.000 kg
HARVEST PERIOD Hand-picking 1st week of September (a small part of the grapes is left being dried under the sun)
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE 18°C
PERIOD OF FERMENTATION 15-18 days
VINIFICATION METHOD Soft pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature
MATURATION IN BOTTLE 3 months
ALCOHOL 11 % vol.
PH 3.37 (average)
TOTAL ACIDITY 5.90 g/l (average)
1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: 2013
SERVING TEMPERATURE 14°C
RECCOMENDED GLASS For passito wines; small with long stem
Color: golden yellow.
Nose: since the glass is getting close to the nose, hints of dried figs, apricots and orange peels impetuously flow; persistent fragrance awakening all the senses and evoking to the mind memories of honey and rose.
Palate: fruity and harmonious wine, revealing itself to the palate as a persistent one and donating an extremely satisfying tasting experience thanks to its excellent softness.
Characteristics: extremely versatile wine. Perfect for serving with desserts.The reduced alcohol content also enhances goat cheese and smoked fish.
Bottled at the origin by Firriato Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY