Grape variety: 100% Chenin Blanc
Denomination: Sparkling Wine Brut Charmat Method Terre Siciliane IGT
Territory of origin: Memphis, south coast of Sicily
Terroir: Exposure of the vineyards to the south on medium-textured soils tending to limestone.
Altitude: 100-400 m a.s.l.
Vineyards: The density of the vineyards, grown in espalier and pruned with guyot, is 4,000 - 5,000 plants / ha.
Harvest: Second week of August
Vinification: After cryomaceration for 4/6 hours at 5-8 ° C, the grapes ferment for 15/20 days at 16-18 ° C. Aging takes place in steel containers for 6 months and in the bottle for at least another 3 months.
Alcohol content: 11.5% vol
Tasting notes: The wine has a straw yellow color with a very fine, intense and persistent perlage. The perfume is strong and fresh, with hints of jasmine, citrus fruits, apricot and a fragrant nuance of bread crust and yeasts. On the palate it is round, elegant and mineral, with a long and persistent finish.
Pairings: excellent as an aperitif or with sushi and fish-based appetizers
Serving temperature: 10-12 ° C
Prepared by Cantine Settesoli s.c.a. - Menfi (AG) - Italy