Terre Siciliane IGT
Grapes65% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Merlot and 5% Petit Verdot.
Type of Soil
The vineyards extend in a hilly road at an altitude of 250 to 350 meters above the sea level. The soils show a white color and are composed of limestone and organic substances. They reflect the luminous sun rays, creating an ideal microclimate around the vineyards for the grape’s ripening.
Training SystemThe grapes are planted following the “spallera” method and they are pruned according to the spurred cordon method. Grapes go through the green harvest which is done manually and is key for a proper maturation. Then the manual deleaf takes place, cutting t
Vinification and Maturation
The grapes are picked manually during the third week of September, choosing only the best grapes. Vinification occurs separately in stainless steel tanks, according to the grape variety, at a controlled temperature followed by 30- day maturation. Then the malolactic fermentation takes place and maturation goes on for 18 months in 350 liter French oak barrels of first and second use.