Evident notes of apricot accompanied by hints of carob, chestnut honey and black pepper.
Balanced, intense, fresh and sapid, featuring a pleasant softness.
- Soil composition: medium-textured, clayey soil.
- Altitude: from a few metres to about 100 metres above sea level.
- Climate: Mediterranean, mild winters, limited rainfall, very hot and windy summers.
Harvest period from mid-September, at an advanced phase of ripening.
Vinification at 20°-22°C.
Fermentation is stopped by adding rectified spirit.
Then cooked grape must is added.
Aging for over 48 months in 80hl and 50hl oak barrels, with at least 6 months in barrique.
Perfect with all Sicilian ricotta cheese desserts. It surprises with semi-aged cheeses, Sicilian pecorino and arancine with ragu