Each varietal is harvested separately to ensure optimal ripening. Grapes are destemmed, crushed and the resultant must is rapidly chilled to 39°F on its way to the pneumatic presses. Some portions of the fruit are given skin contact in order to extract flavor and body.
Grape variety: Fiano 60% - Viognier 20% - Chenin Blanc 20% (Year 2017); Fiano 70% - Chenin Blanc 30% (2018)
Denomination: White Terre Siciliane
Territory of origin: Memphis, south-eastern coasts of Sicily
Terroir: Exposure of the vineyards to the south and south-east on clayey and medium-textured soils
Altitude: 200 - 350mt above sea level
Vineyards: The density of the vineyards, grown in espalier and pruned with guyot, is 4,000 - 4,500 plants / ha.
Harvest: Fiano: first week of September, Chenin Blanc: fourth week of August
Vinification: After the cryomaceration of the grapes at a temperature of 5-8 ° C for 4/6 hours, the must ferments in steel tanks. Maturation takes place in barriques for 4-6 months and aging in bottle for 4 months.
Alcohol content: 13.5% VOL
Tasting notes: The wine has a deep yellow color with intense golden reflections. The aroma is intense, with aromas of ripe fruit, almonds and hazelnuts. On the palate it is intense full and mineral, characteristics that make it a very pleasant wine.
Pairings: excellent with fish dishes, white keels and grilled vegetables.
Bottled at the origin by CANTINE SETTESOLI S.C.A. Menfi (AG) ITALY
- Alcohol level
- Fiano - Chenin Blanc
- Terre Siciliane IGT