VINE VARIETY: 100% Zibibbo .
AREA OF ORIGIN: Western part of Sicily in the area of Alcamo, Piraino Estate.
CLASSIFICATION: IGP Terre Siciliane (Protected Geographical Indication – Sicilian Territory).
SOIL: Medium-textured and fertile soil, with lots of nutrients and organic matter.
ALTITUDE: 250-300 metres above sea level.
VINEYARD: Counter-espalier training with Guyot pruning system.
CLIMATE: Mild and rainy winters, hot and windy summers.
GRAPE HARVEST: Late August or early September. Manual harvesting.
VINIFICATION: Destemming and soft pressing of the grapes, cryomaceration and fermentation at controlled temperature. Maturation in stainless steel tanks for 4 months, then bottling and commercialization.
ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES: Straw yellow colour tending to green. The aromas are vivid, complex and of fine quality. Citrus scents with hints of peach, pineapple, pink grapefruit and dried rose. Dry and very fresh flavour on the palate.
FOOD PAIRING: Perfect as aperitif with shellfish starters, pasta with sea urchins and second courses with fish. Also great with soft and medium-aged cheese.
TEMPERATURE: Serve at 8°-10° C.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 11,5% – 12,5% vol.