CLASSIFICATION: IGT Terre Siciliane
GRAPE VARIETY: Zibibbo
VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani countryside – Borgo Guarini Estate / Baglio Sorìa Estate
SOIL COMPOSITION: Mid-mixture, mostly clayey
EXPOSURE: West (300 mt. a.s.l.), South/Southeast (80 mt. a.s.l.)
TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon trained, spur pruned/Guyot
VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 4.500/5.000
YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 7.000/7.500 kg
HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking. End of August (sea zibibbo), first ten days of September (hill zibibbo)
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 18°C
PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 20 days
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing, fermentation at controlled temperature
MATURATION: 3 months “sur lie”, on fine lees in stainless steel tanks with daily shaking
MATURATION IN BOTTLE: 2 months
ALCOHOL: 12.50% vol.
PH: 3.48 (average)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.70 g/l (average)
COLOR: Straw yellow color with greenish shades.
NOSE: Flowery and elegant, citrus fruit envelopped by scents of Jasmin and Mediterranean shrubland.
PALATE: Fragrant and sapid, wide and harmonic; a persuasive fruit with a range of citrus fruits from yellow to red.
PAIRING: Excellent with sea couscous, shellfish and fish-based dishes.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8°C-10°C
1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: 2012
Originally bottled by Firriato Srl - Paceco (TP) - Italy