Collaborations in the management of the company's vineyards have led to the management of vineyards located at c. 600 m above sea level in Segesta, an area that is very suitable for cultivating white grapes like Grillo.
GRAPE VARIETY 100% Grillo
VINEYARD Località Segesta
SOIL Hilly, rich in rock fragments with surface rocks
VINEYARD SIZE 4 ha
VINEYARD AGE 12 years old
AVERAGE ALTITUDE 600m a.s.l.
VINEYARD DENSITY 6,500 vines/hectare
AVERAGE YIELD PER PLANT 1.2kg
CULTIVATION/PRUNING Spur pruning
HARVEST First half of September
FERMENTATION At a temperature of about 18°C for 10/12 days
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION In steel
AGING In steel and at least 3 months in the bottle.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION About 12,000 bottles
SENSORY PROFILE Straw-yellow color. The nose reveals delicate and complex notes of dried flowers, hay and straw. On the palate it expresses Mediterranean heat that is well-contrasted by the freshness resulting from its strong acidity.
PAIRING Fish and shellfish in general, pasta dishes with Mediterranean sauces.
SERVING TEMPERATURE 16°C.