AreaThe districts of Butera and Riesi in the Province of Caltanissetta
Vinification and Maturation
Made from grapes picked in the first week of September, placed in small cases, and then given a very soft pressing at low temperature (4°C/39°F). The 50% must underwent tem- perature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel tanks, and the remaining 50% in 25hl barrels staying on its lees until April. It then matured for several months in bottle.
ColourA bright golden straw-yellow, with faint gree- nish highlights.
BouquetVery elegant with hints of broom flowers, pear and tropical fruit, together with a spicy notes of vanilla, cinnamon and white pepper. With hints of broom flowers, cantaloupe and exotic fruit.
FlavourRich and deep, with delicate sweetish and spicy notes at the end.
Serving TemperatureServe at around 12° C. (54° F.).
Perfect with green cheese and pasta dishes, with fish or white meats.