CLASSIFICATION: Sparkling wine IGT Sicilia
GRAPE VARIETY: Blend of native grapes
VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani countryside – Tenuta Guarini Estate
SOIL COMPOSITION: Calcareous - clayey
EXPOSURE: The vineyards have north-easterly exposure (250 metres. above sea level)
VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 5.000/5.500
YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 6.800/7.000 kg
HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking - 2nd week of September
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C
PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 15 days
VINIFICATION METHOD: Grapes are briefly soaked to be pressed and fermented in autoclave to get la prise de mousse in autoclaves at controlled temperature
MATURATION: 3 months “sur lie” on fine lees
ALCOHOL: 12% vol.
PH: 3.21 (average)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 5.87 g/l (average)
1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: Vintage year 2007
VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 25.000 bottles
COLOR: Fine and delicate goseberry color.
NOSE: A profusion of airy and elegant fruity sensations of tamarind, red plum, watermelon, pomegranate, strawberry and raspberry variegated with hints of rose, freesia, violet and cyclamen.
PALATE: Surrounding, intense, and extraordinarily balanced, it reveals its character blossoming with lively freshness and soft creaminess evoking and disclosing its typical wide and rich aromatic array revealing also a hint of mild and subtle tannins of great value.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8-10°C
RECCOMENDED GLASS: Rather wide bowl, tulip-shaped
Originally bottled by Firriato Srl - Paceco - Italy