CLASSIFICATION: IGT Terre Siciliane
GRAPE VARIETY: Catarratto and Grillo
VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani countryside – Borgo Guarini Estate
SOIL COMPOSITION: Mid-mixture, mostly clayey
EXPOSURE: West (250 mt. a.s.l.)
TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon trained, spur pruned/Guyot
VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 4.000/4.500
YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 7.000/7.500 kg
HARVEST PERIOD: Hand-picking. 1st week of August
VINIFICATION: Soft pressing, fermentation at controlled temperature
PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE: Refermentation in autoclave (Martinotti-long Charmat)
MATURATION: 6 average time on the yeasts
ALCOHOL: 12% vol.
PH: 2.95 (average)
TOTAL ACIDITY: 7.31 g/l (average)
SUGARS: 9 g/l (average)
COLOR: Bright straw yellow
NOSE: It grows, with its refined elegance, mutable and harmonious with marked scents of white fruits and citrus, and hints of crust of bread.
PALATE: Varied and complex, the balanced acidity and freshness enhance its persistence and its mineral notes at the end.
PERLAGE: Fine and quite persistent.
MATURATION IN BOTTLE: 2 months
1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: 2012
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8°C
Developed by Firriato Srl - Paceco (TP) - Italy