CATARRATTO  Vigna di Mandranova Alessandro di Camporeale
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CATARRATTO DOC Vigna di Mandranova Alessandro di Camporeale

In the most ancient vineyards of the estate, on the hill overlooking Mandranova plain, Catarratto reveals its full potential in one of its highest expressions. Catarratto Vigna di Mandranova is an elegant wine, to be uncorked in special moments. Seductive and harmonious in its fruity and floral bouquet, it will pleasantly surprise you with its spicy and mineral ending.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2018
€19.65 (tax incl.) €16.11 (tax excl.)
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Wine type: DOC Sicilia - BIO

Grape variety: 100% Catarratto Extra Lucido

Soil composition: hilly, sandy-loam with medium presence of skeleton

Altitude: 450 meters above sea level

Age of vines: 1988

Production area: Contrada Mandranova in the Camporeale countryside

Training system: espalier training with Guyot pruning

No. of vines/hectare: 4.000

Yield/hectare: 7.0 tonnes

Harvest period: last week 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: in steel tanks, 8 months on the fine lees at 10-12°C, the 10% of the mass remains 8 months in 600-liter French oak tonneaux

Bottle ageing: at least 6 months at controlled temperature (18°C) 

Colour: straw yellow with bright green reflections

Aroma: the fruity and floral bouquet, with hints of white flowers, lemon peel and green apple is complemented by a spicy and mineral finish, in which emerge notes of white pepper and flint

Taste: despite the large entrance and the remarkable structure, the high acidity makes it extremely balanced and upright striking in its persistence

Serving temperatur: 10-12°C

Food pairing: incomparable with spaghetti ai ricci di mare (sea urchins)

Originally bottled by Alessandro di Camporeale SCA, Contrada Mandranova, 90043 Camporeale (PA), Italy

Alcohol level
12
Cellars
Alessandro di Camporeale
Grapes
Catarratto
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Sicilia DOC
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