Chiaramonte ansonica was created as an act of reverent homage towards this important and widely-planted Sicilian variety.
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Made from 100 hints and a nose full of citrus flowers and wild herbs. On the palate, it is wonderfully clean and fresh, with a silky texture and notes of toasted almonds on the finish.
Classification IGT Sicilia
Grape varieties 100% Ansonica (Inzolia)
Vineyards location Trapani province - Guarini Estate, 300-
400 mt. a.s.l.
Soil composition Medium mixture with clayey tendency
Training system Cordon trained, spur pruned
Nr vines per hectare n° 5.000 / 5.500
Yields per hectare 7.600 kg per h.
Harvest I-II decade of September
Fermentation temperature 14° - 16 ° °C
Period of fermentation 20 - 25 days
Production method Soft-pressing, fermentation at
Alcohol 13% by vol.
Tasting notes Golden yellow colour with greenish
hints; elegant and delicate with flowery and aromatic herbs in the
finish; fresh and savoury structure
Production 150.000 bottles
Glass Tulip-shaped goblets of medium size and height
Serving temperature 12/14° C.
Pairing Hors d'oeuvres and seafood: fish and
shellfish; medium-age cheese and white meat