Appellation: White - Sicilia DOC
Growing area: Regaleali Estate - Palermo - Sicily
Vineyard: San Francesco (4.9 ha)
Year of planting: 1985
Elevation: 530 m a.s.l.
Training system: espalier
Pruning system: double guyot
Vines per ha: 3,200
Yield sper ha: 86 ql
Harvest: September 3rd
Fermentation: 350-liter French oak barrels (Allier and Tronçais), at 18°C
Length of fermentation: 15 days
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 350-liter French oak barrels (Allier and Tronçais) 70% new and 30% second use, for 8 months
Alcohol content: 14% Vol.
Wine analytical data: pH 3.40 - TA 7.1 g/l - RS 0.7 g/l - TE 25.6 g/l
Colour: Intense golden yellow with green reflections.
Bouquet: Banana, pineapple, citron, zabaione, candied fruit, vanilla, cinnamon, white chocolate.
Taste: Fruity, very rich and intense, balanced acidity.
After taste: Sweet like ripe fruit.
Bottled by Conte Tasca D'Almerita Soc. Agr. to R. L. - Palermo - Italy in the Regaleali Estate - Sclafani Bagni - Italy