Catarratto D.O.C. Organic Sicily

Catarratto” is one of the oldest native grape variety in Sicily. Widely cultivated in the western region of the island, it is one of the leading Sicilian white grape varieties today. A very drinkable wine with persuasive and enjoyable flavors and a crunchy fruit taste. It is a traditional wine, invaluable proof of Catarratto grapes, that have been cultivated in Sicily for a long time.

Tasting notes:

  • Grape variety: 100% Catarratto
  • Wine type: Bianco – D.O.C. Sicilia
  • Color: bright straw yellow
  • On the nose: soft and perfumed notes of almond, white peach, orange blossom and citrus create a refined and inviting bouquet.
  • On the palate: freshness, softness and elegance are the main characteristics of this generous and pleasingly complex wine, with uncommon qualities of long-lasting liveliness.
  • Pairings: excellent with seafood appetizers, grilled king prawns and scampi
  • Suggested glass: medium size tulip-shaped glass, to fully enjoy the bouquet
  • Serving temperature: 10-12°C
  • Alcohol content: 13% vol.

Technical specifications:

  • Soil type: hilly, loamy sand
  • Altitude: 420 mt above sea level
  • Age of vines: 2005
  • Where produced: Contrada Bagnitelle, Contessa Entellina (PA)
  • Vines/Hectare: 3.500
  • Yield/Hectare: 80 Tonnes
  • Training system: Guyot trained espalier
  • Harvesting: second week of september with manual harvest and grape selection
  • Crushing: the grapes are destemmed and cooled, then softly crushed in absence of oxygen
  • Alcoholic fermentation: 15 days, in steel tanks, at low temperature (14-15°C)
  • Ageing: 6 months in steel tanks on the fine lees at constant temperature (10-12°C
  • Bottle ageing: 2 months at controlled temperature (18ºC)

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