CLASSIFICATION: IGT Terre Siciliane Bianco Spumante
GRAPE VARIETY: Carricante and Chardonnay
VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani Countryside - Borgo Guarini estate for Chardonnay, Etna- Cavanera Etnea estate for Carricante
EXPOSURE: North at 200 mt. a.s.l in the Borgo Guarini estate, North-east at 650 m a.s.l in the Cavanera Etnea estate
TYPE OF SOIL: Volcanic, highly draining in the Cavanera Etnea estate, clayey soil with humus presence in the Borgo Guarini estate
TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot, permanent cordon
PLANTS PER HECTARE: 4.000
YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 60 kg
HARVEST PERIOD: 1st and the 2nd week of September for Chardonnay, Hand-picking, 2nd week of October for Carricante
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing of whole grapes and fermentation at controlled temperature, second fermentation in bottle
PRODUCTION METHOD: Classic method
SECOND FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 16 °C
AGEING: In bottle, in contact with the yeasts for over 32 months
ALCOHOL: 12.60 % vol.
PH: 3.16 (average)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.75 g/l (average)
SUGARS: 6 g/l (average)
1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: 2014
PRODUCTION OF VINTAGE YEAR: 35.000 bottles
COLOR: Straw yellow color tending to golden.
NOSE: Fresh and elegant, complex bouquet of white fruits, acacia flower, hazelnut and honey fragrances exalted by mineral notes.
PALATE: Delicate, elegantly concentred, expressing great fineness, characterised by great aromatic persistence on the palate.
PERLAGE: Fine and concentrated.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8°C
GLASS: For important Spumante wines
Produced by Firriato Simple Agricultural Company - Paceco - ITALY