Calamossa Mandrarossa comes from the selection of the best autochthonous white berried grapes from the Menfi area and the surrounding areas. Its name is a tribute to the splendid inlet set between vineyards and sea, located in an uncontaminated strip of land, dotted with Mediterranean scrub and marsh flora.
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Vine: Autochthonous white berried grapes
Classification: Terre Siciliane IGT
Type of Wine: Sparkling white
Territory of origin: Memphis, south-eastern coasts of Sicily
Terroir: Exposure of vineyards to the southeast on calcareous clay soils
Altitude: 80 - 250mt s.l.m.
Vineyards: The density of the vineyards, grown in espalier and pruned with guyot, is 4,000 - 5,000 plants / ha.
Harvest: Second week of September
Vinification: After cryomaceration for 4/6 hours at 5-8 ° C, the grapes ferment for 15/20 days at 10-12 ° C; the refinement lasts about 6 months in steel containers
Alcohol content: 12% vol
Tasting notes: With a pale straw yellow color, it releases fresh hints of acacia flowers and wisteria in harmony with delicate notes of honey. The taste is fresh and pleasant, thanks to the right balance between sugars and acidity that make it a harmonious and persistent wine
Pairings: Excellent as an aperitif, it goes well with fish-based appetizers and first courses.
Bottled by Cantine Settesoli S.C.A. Menfi 92013-ITALIA