BENEDÈ  Catarratto Alessandro di Camporeale
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BENEDÈ Catarratto DOC Alessandro di Camporeale

Catarratto” is one of the oldest native grape variety in Sicily. Widely cultivated in the western region of the island, it is one of the leading Sicilian white grape varieties today. A very drinkable wine with persuasive and enjoyable flavors and a crunchy fruit taste. Benedè is a traditional wine, invaluable proof of Catarratto grapes, that have been cultivated in Sicily for a long time.

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Wine type: DOC Sicilia - BIO

Grape variety: 100% Catarratto Comune and Extra Lucido

Soil composition: hilly, loamy sand

Altitude: 350-400 meters above sea level

Age of vines: 1990, 2000, 2010

Production area: Contrada Mandranova and Contrada Macellarotto in the Camporeale countryside

Training system: espalier training with Guyot pruning

No. of vines/hectare: 3.500

Yield/hectare: 8.0 tonnes

Harvest period: second ten days of September with manual harvest and grape selection

Crushing: the grapes are destemmed and cooled, then softly crushed in absence of oxygen

Alcoholic fermentation: 15 days, in steel tanks, at low temperature (14-15°C)

Ageing: 6 months in steel tanks on the fine lees at constant temperature (10-12°C)

Bottle ageing: 2 months at controlled temperature (18°C)

Colour: bright straw yellow

Aroma: soft and perfumed notes of almond, white peach, orange blossom and citrus create a refined and inviting bouquet

Taste: freshness, softness and elegance are the main characteristics of this generous and pleasingly complex wine, with uncommon qualities of long-lasting liveliness

Serving temperature: 10-12°C

Food pairing: excellent with seafood appetizers, grilled king prawns and scampi

Bottled at the origin by Alessandro di Camporeale SCA, Contrada Mandranova, 90043 Camporeale (PA), Italy

Alcohol level
Sicilia DOC
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