Complex and intense, rich in sensations typical of ripe fruit enhanced by scents of vanilla and dry fruit and nuts thanks to the evolution in wood barriques.
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CLASSIFICATION: Typical Geographical Indication Sicily (IGT).
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Insolia.
1ST YEAR OF PRODUCTION: Vintage year 1987.
PRODUCTION AREA: Central and western Sicily, town of Salemi.
ALTITUDE: More than 300 meters msl.
VINEYARDS: Bush-trained, high density of plants per hectare (over 5,000), aged for more than 20 years and with a low yield per plant (max 1.2 Kg.).
CLIMATE: Mild winters with very dry springs and summers.
VINTAGE: By hand, at full maturity (end of September).
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing with membrane presses, static decanting of the musts and slow fermentation in choice oak
AGEING: On the lees in barriques for at least eight months.
MATURING: After bottling, 12 months in controlled temperature cellar in reclined bottles to develope its bouquet.
TASTING: Colour - golden yellow with greenish highlights.
AROMA: Complex and intense, rich in sensations typical of ripe fruit enhanced by scents of vanilla and dry fruit and nuts thanks to the evolution in wood barriques.
FLAVOUR: Marked character, well-bodied, harmoniously elegant and particularly persistent.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5 v %.
MEAN ANNUAL PRODUCTION: 30,000 750-ml. bottles.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14° C.
RECOMMENDED GLASS: Transparent long-stemmed balloon glass.
RECOMMENDED WITH: Excellent with smoked salmon, tuna and swordfish, mushrooms, fish and shellfish, medium-aged cheeses.
STORING: Reclined bottle in very cool (13° - 15° C.) room, not too moist, away from direct light.
LIFE: More than 5 years if kept in cellars with suitable conditions.