Santagostino Bianco Firriato
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Santagostino Bianco Firriato

Santagostino di Firriato is an elegant, sophisticated and characterful Sicilian white wine made from Catarratto and Chardonnay grapes. The minerality of the land, the freshness of the floral and fruity scents of Catarratto and the complexity of the Chardonnay fermented in barrique blend in a balanced way in a wine that is sought after all over the world.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2020
€13.50 (tax incl.) €11.07 (tax excl.)
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CLASSIFICATION: D.O.C. Sicilia

GRAPE VARIETY: Catarratto and Chardonnay

VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani countryside – Baglio Sorìa Estate

SOIL COMPOSITION: Calcareous - clayey

EXPOSURE: The vineyards have south-westerly exposure (from 230 up to 250 meters above sea level)

TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon trained, guyot

VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 5.000/6.000

YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 5.800/6.000 kg

HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking - Catarratto in the 2nd week of September while Chardonnay in the 2nd week of August

FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 14-16°C

PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 20 days

VINIFICATION: Soft pressing and fermentation in stainless steel vat at controlled temperature for Catarratto, fermentation in barrique of French durmast for Chardonnay

MATURATION: 6 months “sur lie”, in stainless steel with daily shaking

MATURATION BOTTLE: 4 months

ALCOHOL: 12.90% vol.

PH: 3.31 (average)

TOTAL ACIDITY: 6 g/l (average)

1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: Vintage year 1991

VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 110.000 bottles

COLOR:  Intense and lively golden color.

NOSE: Extremely charming and elegant and perfectly focused nose with scents of peach, melon, almond, pineapple, and white wild flowers that share the scene with hints of butter, vanilla hazelnut.

PALATE: A matchless and rich fruit, almost turgid; it unfolds with suave, dense and caressing softness, supported by an extremely distinct and balanced acid vein; it leaves a clean and lingerig finish.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12°C

RECCOMENDED GLAS: For white wines with good texture, slightly narrow rim

Bottled at the origin by Firriato Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY

8002815404471
Alcohol level
13
Cellars
Firriato
Grapes
Catarratto - Chardonnay
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Sicilia DOC
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