Classification: IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) Terre Siciliane.
Grapes: Nero d’Avola 100%.
Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).
Soil type: medium texture soil rich of stones and pebbles, with a good mineral endowment.
Altitude: 100/150 meters a.s.l.
Viticulture: spurred cordon system with a medium-high plant density (5000 plants/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: from the mid to the end of August, depending each year on the ripening of grapes.
Vinification: soft pressing and destemming from 10 to 15 days. The extraction takes place through traditional pumping.
Fermentation temperature: 26°C.
Ageing: after malolactic fermentation, 3/4 months in stainless steel tanks, then in bottles for other 3/4 months.
Alcohol content: 13,5%.
Visual: intense ruby red with purple hues.
Olfactory: intense aromas of ripe red fruit with delicate notes of licorice.
Taste: round taste, soft, pleasantly vinous and well balanced.
Pairing: perfect with aged cheese and roasted meat and potatoes.
Serving Temperature: 17/18°C.