DENOMINATION: IGT Terre Siciliane.
VINEYARDS LOCATION: Contrada Bifarera, Corleone (PA).
TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon trained and spur-pruned.
NUMBER OF VINES PER HA: 4.430.
YIELD PER HECTARE: 9 tonnes.
LYING POSITION AND SOIL QUALITY: Corleone (PA): 650 m. a.s.l. Mediumtextured soils with slopes between 10% and 20%, characterized by a good clay component and located in mountain areas.
HARVEST: Manual havest: September.
PREPARATION CARES: Reduction of the yield in vineyards (green harvest) and meticulous selection of bunches perfectly sound and ripe.
VINIFICATION: After harvesting and sorting the grapes were destemmed and crushed. The technique used consists in a cold maceration of the destemmed-crusched grapes followed by a soft pressing and fermentation with selected yeast at controlled temperature. The maturation took place in stainless steel tanks for a period of four months.
BOTTLING MONTH: February.
WINE ANALYTICAL DATA: Alcohol 13% vol. – Total Acidity 5,8 gr/l – Ph 3,16.
NOTES: Pale yellow color with green highlights. It is fruity and floral with a good mineral complexity. Excellent as an aperitif or in pairing with fish courses.
IDEAL SERVING TEMPERATURE: 7°.