Classification:Protected Geographical Indication – Terre Siciliane
Variety:Insolia and Chardonnay
Production area:contrada Sant’Oliva – Licata – Agrigento- Italia
Altitude:150 meters a.s.l.
Climate:mild winters, warm springs and autumns with little rainfall, hot summers and dry.
Average age of the vines:10 years
Yield:75 quintals of grapes per hectare
System of cultivation:espalier with guyot pruning and pruning spring.
Planting density:4000 plants per hectare.
Vinification and refining:
the grapes are subjected to destemming with gentle pressure and launched a very soft pressing in horizontal pneumatic press. Fermentation at controlled temperature not exceeding 16 degrees for 20 days. Aging in stainless steel tanks for 3 months and in
Alcohol:12,5 % by vol.
Total acidity:5,2 g/lt
Type of soil:calcareous of medium consistency with clay intrusions
by hand in the early morning, at full maturity, before mid-August for Chardonnay and early September for Insolia.
Color:bright yellow with green highlights.
Nose:elegant and floral with floral and fruity. Excel apple, lime, grapefruit and broom flowers.
Taste:balanced, broad, persistent, pleasant freshness and flavor.
Serving temperature:10-12 C°
ideal with starters, first sea courses.