CVA Aquilae Catarratto - Cva Canicattì - Vini Siciliani

Aquilae Catarratto

IGP Terre Siciliane

A traditional vine from Sicily, with well defined fruity notes, with nuances of almond. Fresh, with mineral notes, tasty, very pleasant to drink and very versatile.

Production

Wine Type: White
Grapes: Cataratto 100%
Area of Production: Agrigento area, south west Sicily
Soil Type: sandy-silt soils, of medium consistency with an alkaline reaction due to the presence of limestone
Altitude of vineyards: from 200 m to 600 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 15 years
Training System: predominantly VSP (vertical shoot positioning) with renewable spurred cordon espalier
Plants/hectare: 4000-5000
Yield/hectare: 10 tonnes
Harvest: September

Vinification

Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 3 months in tanks
Bottle Ageing: 2 months before release

Food Pairing

excellent with fusilli pasta with scallops, tasty sea-food lasagne or pappardelle pasta with scampi. Also excellent with steamed lobster, stewed monkfish, grouper with herbs. It also goes very well with prawn and vegetable meatballs, and breadcrumbed tattler fish.

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