Prio Donnafugata Catarratto DOC Sicilia
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Prio Donnafugata Catarratto DOC Sicilia

Prio Catarratto Lucido - Donnafugata Cellars

Sensual and fragrant white wine, Prio by Donnafugata is a Catarratto, or Lucido, an indigenous Sicilian mono-varietal that gives joy at the first sip. Fresh and pleasant on the palate, it offers marked citrus scents of cedar and grapefruit and delicate floral notes of elderberry. Perfect to sip and share with friends.

  • 75 cl.
  • 2021
€12.00 (tax incl.) €9.84 (tax excl.)
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Denomination: Sicilia Doc Lucido

Grapes: Lucido (synonym for Catarratto)

Production zone: south-west Sicily, Contessa Entellina estate and neighboring areas

Altitude: from 200 to 600 m a.m.s.l.

Terrains: clay loam soils with a sub-alkaline reaction rich in nutritive elements

Climate: Mild winters with little rainfall. Warm, dry, ventilated summers. Substantial differences between day and nighttime temperatures

Vineyard: VSP (Vertical Shoot Positioning) training with spurred cordon pruning

Plant density: 4,500 - 6,000 plants/hectare

Yield: 7.5 - 8.5 tons/ha

Harvesting: second ten days of September

Vinification: Fermentation in stainless steel, at a temperature of 14-16°C

Aging: in tanks for two months and then at least three months in bottle before release

Alcoholic content: 12.5% vol

Color: brilliant straw yellow color

Nose: fragrant bouquet with marked citrus scents of grapefruit and citron combined with flowery notes of elderflower

Palate: it is fresh and reflects perfectly the nose

Aging potential: 3 years

Food & Wine: it goes well with hot and cold seafood appetizers, crustaceans and vegetable-based pastas

Serving method: Serve it in tulipshaped glasses of medium size and height, excellent at 9-11°C

First vintage: 2014

Bottled at the origin by the Azienda Agricola DONNAFUGATA S.r.l. - MARSALA - ITALY

Alcohol level
Sicilia DOC
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By (Sandiacre, United Kingdom) on  05 June 2020 (Prio Donnafugata Catarratto DOC Sicilia) :

Beautiful and light

A wonderful light pale straw colour Catarratto , hint of ripe fruits, not too fruity nor acidic or citrussy, a pleasure to drink. What i have come to expect of the Donnafugata wines. Will buy again.