Anthìlia Donnafugata
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Anthìlia Donnafugata

Anthilia Sicilia DOC White - Donnafugata Cellars

Fresh and MediterraneanAnthilia expresses a precise personality tied to fruity and floral, round and elegant sensations. A very versatile wine, ideal with fish and vegetarian first and second courses. First of Donnafugata's wines, it is pleasant to sip and share with friends.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2020
  • 2021
€9.90 (tax incl.) €8.11 (tax excl.)
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Denomination: Sicilia Doc White

Grapes: Lucido (synonym for Catarratto), the predominant variety; the blend is complemented by other autochthonous and international varieties

Production zone: south-west Sicily, Contessa Entellina estate and neighboring areas

Altitude: from 200 to 600 m a.m.s.l.

Terrains: clay loam soils with a sub-alkaline reaction

Climate: Mild winters with little rainfall. Warm, dry, ventilated summers. Substantial differences between day and night-time temperatures

Vineyard: VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning) training with spurred cordon pruning

Plant density: 4,500 - 6,000 plants/hectare

Yield: 8.0 - 9.0 tons/ha

Harvesting: the international varieties were harvested in August, starting from the first ten days of the month; the native varieties - including the Lucido (Catarratto) which is prevalent in the blend - were harvested from the end of August onwards and the harvest ended around mid-September

Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel, at a temperature of 14-16°C

Ageing: in tanks for two months and then at least two months in bottle before release

Alcohol content: 12.5% vol.

Color: yellow straw color

Nose: a fresh and fruity bouquet with notes of white-fleshed fruits (peach) combined with scents of wildflowers

Palate: we continue to find the evident fruity notes accompanied by a refreshing sapidity and ended by a good persistence

Longevity: 3 years

Food & Wine: perfect when paired with lightly smoked fish, crustaceans, anchovies and first courses, also baked. Excellent with tuna or Caesar salad and spring rolls

Method and temperature of service: uncork at the moment and serve in glasses of medium size and medium height at 9-11°C

Bottled at the origin by the Azienda Agricola DONNAFUGATA S.r.l. - MARSALA - ITALY

df13/1
Alcohol level
12.5%
Cellars
Donnafugata
Grapes
Catarratto
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Sicilia DOC
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