Classification:Protected Geographical Indication – Terre Siciliane
Variety:Petit Verdot 100%
Production area:contrada Sant’Oliva-Licata-Agrigento-Italy
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:12 years
Yield:75 quintals of grapes per hectare
System of cultivation:espalier with spurred cordon
Planting density:4000 plants per hectare
Vinification and refining:
fermentation on skins ( 12 days) at controlled temperature (T ° max 22 ° C ); malolactic fermentation in steel. The steel wine ages until the bottling date. Aging in bottle for 3 months before release.
Alcohol:13% by vol.
Type of soil:calcareous of medium consistency with clay intrusions
hand picked between late August and early September
Color:impenetrable garnet red.
Nose:initially spicy , then emerge the typical notes of ripe red fruit with hints of berries.
Taste:spicy notes with intense tannins soft and velvety
red meat, but also game; excellent with mature cheese.