PRODUCTION AREA: ETNA, north side in the municipality of Castiglione di Sicilia
TRAINING SYSTEM: Espalier
PRUNING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
YIELD PER HECTARE: 60 quintals.
HARVEST PERIOD: 2nd decade of October
VINIFICATION SYSTEM: The grapes harvested manually in small boxes are quickly brought to the cellar where they are subjected to a manual selection on a belt. Destemmed and lightly pressed, they arrive in the press where they are softly pressed. The must obtained is cold clarified and left to ferment at a temperature of 15/16 ° C in 50 hl oak barrels. After fermentation, the resulting wine rests on the fine lees for about five months.
AGING: About five months in wooden barrels and 3 months in the bottle.
COLOR: Intense straw yellow with light greenish reflections at the sight
NOSE: pleasant hints of exotic fruit and especially grapefruit and whitefish
PALATE: it shows a very pleasant sapidity and freshness complemented by an extraordinary complexity and gustatory sweetness.
Bottled by Francesco Tornatore Agricultural Company Via Pietramarina 8 - Castiglione di Sicilia (CT) - Italy