This sparkling wine marks our cooperative’s 50th anniversary. A Charamat-method wine obtained from native white grapes appreciated for its freshness and citrusy, vegetal aromas.
Wine Type: Brut sparkling white
Grapes: Grillo 80%, Catarratto Lucido 20%
Area of Production: Canicattì and adjacent municipalities
Soil Type: alkaline, medium textured sandy-loam soils
Altitude of vineyards: from 400 m to 600 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 15 years
Training System: renewable spurred cordon espalier
Plants/hectare: 4000 - 5000
Harvest: hand-picking at dawn carried out in the month of August
Fermentation: in steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16–17°C
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Second fermentation: in pressure tank, Charmat method, for 60 days
Bottle Ageing: for over two months
perfect as an aperitif and enjoyed with fried fish