TYPE OF SOIL: calcareous and very clayey
ALTITUDE: 75 m a.s.l.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 70 q.li.
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot
PLANT DENSITY: 5000 plants per hectare
HARVEST PERIOD: 3rd September
VINIFICATION: after de-stemming and soft pressing, the must decants at a low temperature and ferments at 15 ° C; at the end of fermentation it refines on the fine lees for 4 months in steel tanks where a bâtonneur keeps the lees in suspension
BOTTLING PERIOD: January
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% vol.
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.90 gr / l.
AGING CAPACITY: to drink immediately or to age up to 4-5 years
ORGANOLEPTIC NOTES: A distinctly aromatic Sicilian variety, with aromas of apricots, medlars, beeswax and yellow flowers. Light yellow color with green reflections: fresh and vibrant despite a moderate alcoholic presence.
PAIRING: Raw seafood, pasta with sea urchins, fried vegetables and fish. Also good with white-paste cheeses and with vegetables in pinzimonio.
Originally bottled by Planeta s.s. Menfi (AG) - Italy