Type Of Wine: Red - Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia (IGT)
First Year Of Production: 1995
Number Of Bottles Produced: 550.000
Production Area: Menfi - Sambuca di Sicilia (AG)
Grape Varieties: Nero D'Avola, Merlot, Syrah
Altitude: 150 - 250 mtr.
Soil Type: Ulmo, Dispensa, Gurra
Yield per Hectare: 9 tonnes; 2,2 KG per vine
Training System: Vertical trellis and spur pruned cordon
Planting Density: 4.500 vines/hectare
Harvest Period: Merlot and Syrah end of August, Nero d’Avola end of September
Vinification: The grapes are destemmed and crushed. Maceration on the skins lasts 10 - 14 days. After draining the wine is kept in stainless steel vessels, and for three monthss, in two years old barrels
Fermentation Equipment: stainless steel fermenters
Fermentation Temperature: 25°C
Maturation Period: After draining the wine is kept in stailess steel vessels, and for three months, in two years old barrels
Bottling Period: First half of February
Duration Of Maceration: 14 days on the skins
Alcohol content: 13.70 % vol.
Total Acidity: 5.80
Ageing Potential: To be drunk immediately or to keep up to 2-3 years
Pick drinking time: 1 - 3 years .
Bottled originally by PLANETA s.s Menfi (AG) Italy