CLASSIFICATION: Terre Siciliane IGT
GRAPES: Insolia 70%, Chardonnay 30%.
PRODUCTION AREA: Tenuta Ficuzza, Piana degli Albanesi (PA)
ALTITUDE: 700 m a.s.l.
EXPOSURE: Insolia to the southeast, Chardonnay to the east.
AVERAGE OF VINES: Insolia 10 years, Chardonnay 6 years.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Espalier-trained vineyards
DENSITY: 5,000 plants per hectare.
YIELD: 60 q of grapes per hectare.
HARVEST: Manual, during the first ten days of September.
VINIFICATION: Cold maceration of the skins for 12 hours at 8°C, pneumatic pressing, cold decantation, fermentation at 18-20°C, permanence in steel on the fine lees for 4 months and subsequent refinement in the bottle.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5%
TASTING NOTES: Straw yellow in color, it offers floral and spicy scents. The flavor is complex and refined.
Originally bottled by CUSUMANO SRL AZIENDA AGRICOLA, Partinico (PA), ITALY