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Terre Siciliane IGP

A delicate and pleasant rosé wine that enhances fruit and ower notes of Nero d’Avola and Nerello Mascalese grapes produced in our younger vineyards.

Production

Wine Type: Rosé
Grapes: 50% Nero d’Avola, 50% Nerello Mascalese
Bottles Produced in the vintage: 40.000
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 250 m to 600 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 20 years
Training System: prevalentemente controspalliera,predominantly VSP (vertical shoot positioning), with renewable spurred cordon espalier
Plants/hectare: 4000-5000
Yield/hectare: 9 tonnes
Harvest: first decade of September

Vinification

Fermentation: traditional in white at controlled temperature
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 3 months in reinforced concrete tanks
Bottle Ageing: 2 months before release

Food Pairing

recommended as aperitif, ideal with savoury starters, fish crudités, first courses based on vegetables, grilled fish.

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