Grape: Lucido 100%

 

Light straw yellow color, scents of white flowers, yellow fruits,  wide bouquet with fruity notes, especially apricot and white pulp peach. Round taste, great freshness, sapidity and minerality.

 

Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), Northwestern Sicily (Italy)

Soil type: clay soil with a good amount of limestone and balanced content of organic elements and nitrogen

Altitude: 200/250 meters a.s.l. Viticulture: vertical trellis system with a

medium-high plant density (5.000 vines/ha)

Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers

Harvest period: from the beginning of September to the last ten days of the month, depending each year on the ripening of the grapes

Vinification: cold maceration of the grapes, extremely soft pressing with membrane press, followed by static clarification of the must and fermentation at controlled temperatures (18/20°C) in steel tanks. About halfway through fermentation the must is transferred into large wooden barrels where it remains to age on the lees

Ageing: 8/10 months of refinement in “sur lies” through batonnage, then in bottle for at least 6/8 months

 

Antonio Galloni: 91/100

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