Typical varietal aromas of ripe plum, cocoa, wild fruit and flawless spiciness.
On the palate full and tannins without
TYPE OF SOIL: Averagely deep, sparse almost absent
body, average lime
ALTITUDE: 45-75 m a.s.l.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 90 quintals
TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
PLANTING DENSITY: 4,500 per hectare
HARVEST PERIOD: 5 September
BOTTLING PERIOD: second half of February
De-leafing and pressing followed by 12 days on the skins at a temperature of 25⁰C with
repeated daily mixing. After racking, the wine undergoes
malolactic fermentation and rests until the end of
Ruby red colour with violet reflections.
Ideal companion for classic Sicilian cooking, thus with pasta and sauce dishes and main meat courses