Classic white variety from Sicily with refined character and finesse. It’s an elegant grape with a firm but not imposing character, delicate aroma and compelling presence of scents.
Details of the 2015 Vintage
GRAPE VARIETY: 100% Cataratto
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION & ALTITUDE: 480m a.s.l. In Contrada Cerasa situated in the Monreale municipality between San Cipirello and Piana degli Albanesi
VINEYARD EXTENSION, TRAINING SYSTEM AND PRUNING SYSTEM: 1 Ha, east west exposure, Cane training with Guyot pruning
TYPE OF SOIL: Brown color, argillaceous marl
YEAR OF PLANTING: 2005
VINE DENSITY PER HECTARE: 4000 per Ha
WEATHER PATTERN: Mild and rainy winter, spring and summer with low rainfall. Broad 24-hour temperature variation during the ripening of the grapes.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 4.5 tons
HARVEST: Harvested by hand in 20kg cases in the second half of september
VINIFICAZIONE: Fermentation on indigenous yeasts in big wooden casks with consequent aging in the same containers
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 14% Vol.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 12 – 16 °C
AMOUNT OF BOTTLES PRODUCED Approx. 3000
Organic / Biodynamic