ORIGIN OF THE NAME: grape variety.
TYPE OF NAME: Sicilia DOC.
VINEYARD PLACEMENT: Corleone (Palermo – Sicily).
SOIL TYPE: Of medium texture tending towards sandy and limestone.
PRUNING: Spurred cordon 8/10 buds.
NUMBER OF BOTTLES PRODUCED: 20,000.
GRAPES: Nero d’Avola.
VINIFICATION: Sorting of the grapes followed by a destemming and light pressing, the fermentation in steel at a controlled temperature follows the traditional fulling and reassembly techniques.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.5%.
VISUAL: clear, intense purple red, consistent.
OLFACTORY: intense, of fine quality, floral (lavender) and fruity (cherries, plums), light herbaceous scent.
TASTE: dry, quite savory and persistent, a good body with orbid tannins.
PAIRING: Sicilian caponata with tomato concassé.
IDEAL SERVICE TEMPERATURE: 16 °.