Catarratto is the most widespread variety in Sicily, traditionally cultivated in wide rows, with the vines kept low and manual cultivation.
The Catarratto grapes are harvested at the beginning of maturation and vinified to maintain all the peculiarities in the wine: the light straw yellow color, the fruity and floral notes and the freshness which, combined with fine bubbles, makes it so pleasant and easy to drink
Harvest period: last ten days of August
Vinification system: cryomaceration for 5 hours
Vinification and aging in stainless steel silos, with inoculation of indigenous Sicilian yeasts and at a controlled temperature for 3 months
Refermentation in the tank for 45 days (Italian method)
Alcoholic degree: 12% vol.
Serving temperature: 10/12 ° C
Colour: straw yellow with green reflections
Nose: citrus and white fruit notes, such as
pear and white peach
Taste: savory, with a nice acidity that makes it pleasant and easy to combine