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CatarrattoDida

  • Grape variety:  Nero d’Avola 100%
  • Alcohol:   13,5%
  • Appellation: IGP Terre Siciliane
  • Area of production: South-west Sicily; vineyards in Salemi.
  • Terroir: Altitude 350 mt a.s.l ; Loam soil; The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a favourable difference between day and night due to the altitude.
  • Vineyards: Guyot training system; Yield per hectare: 110 q/h
  • Harvest: It takes place at night between the third and the fourth week of September.
  • Winemaking:After a soft press, the grapes undertake the fermentation at 15°C of temperature for 15 days.
  • Aging: Following a soft press, the wine ages first in small oak barrels for 3 months and then in stainless steel tank for other 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least a month.
  • Sensory analysis:Pale yellow colour with a golden tinge, Dida
    on the nose gives aromas of dry figs within notes of anise and vanilla. On the palate the wine is full-bodied, mineral, with a nice acidity and long aftertaste. There are hints of lemon jam, ripe apricot and truffle.
  • Food matching:In a globe glass at 10°C temperature.
  • Best to enjoy: In a tulip shape glass at 15-16°C temperature.
  • Do you know that: Catarratto is one of the oldest Italian grape and the most planted native one in Sicily?

Nero D'AvolaNedda

  • Grape variety:  Nero d’Avola 100%
  • Alcohol:   13,5%
  • Appellation:  D.O.C. Sicilia
  • Area of production:  South-west Sicily; vineyards between Marsala and Salemi
  • Terroir:  Altitude 200 a.s.l ;   Mainly clay soil;  The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a refreshing sea breeze all year around.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system;     Yield per hectare: 75 m/q
  • Harvest:  It takes place at the beginning of august at night time.
  • Winemaking: After the maceration, the grapes undertake the fermentation into stainless steel tanks at 24°C of temperature from 7 to 10 days.
  • Aging:  Following a soft press, the wine ages first in small oak barrels for 3 months and then in stainless steel tank for other 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least 2 months.
  • Sensory analysis:  Medium deep ruby colour , Nedda on the nose gives aromas of red fruits like blackberry and dry plum with flavours of vanilla and cloves. On the palate it is medium bodied, with rounded tannins and really good acidity. Moreover, there are notes of black cherry and blueberry with hint of hazelnut and cedar.
  • Food matching: It goes well with spicy game and grilled red meats. It is also perfect to pair with grilled shellfish and refilled vegetables cooked in the oven.
  • Best to enjoy:  In a tulip shape glass at  15-16°C  temperature.
  • Do you know that: Nero d’Avola is also known in Sicily as Calabrese which is the Italian expression from the sicilian slang Calaulisi: Cala is synonym of the Sicilian word rracina (Uva).  Aulisi instead comes form the Sicilian Aula (Avola).

GrilloSelene

  • Grape variety:  Grillo 100%
  • Alcohol:   13%
  • Appellation: D.O.C. Sicilia
  • Area of production:  South-west Sicily; vineyards at Mazara del Vallo
  • Terroir:  Altitude at sea level ; Mainly sandy soil;  The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a cooling sea breeze all year around.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system; Yield per hectare:  100 q/h
  • Harvest:  It takes place at the beginning of august at night time.
  • Winemaking: After a soft press, the grapes undertake the fermentation at 13°C of temperature for 15 days.
  • Aging: . Then the wine stay into stainless steel tanks for 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least a month.
  • Sensory analysis:  Pale yellow colour, Selene on the nose gives aromas of tropical fruits like yellow melon and mature along with aromatic smells of dill and rosemary. On the palate, the wine is light-bodied, with crisp acidity, a lovely flinty taste and notes of apricot and orange zest.
  • Food matching: It goes well with whole fish cooked in the oven, re-filled squid, sea food sauce without tomato. It is amazing also if paired with fat, savoury meats and medium seasoned cheese.
  • Best to enjoy:  In a tulip shape glass at  8-10°C  temperature.
  • Do you know that: Selene is a character from Giovanni Verga’s  romance where she is a ballet dancer who has a secret relation with the marquis Alberto Alberti…

ZibibboFantasia

  • Grape variety:  Zibibbo 100%
  • Alcohol:   13,5%
  • Appellation:  IGP Terre Siciliane
  • Area of production:  South-west Sicily; vineyards between Marsala and Salemi.
  • Terroir:  Altitude 300mt a.s.l ;   Loam  soil; The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a favourable difference between day and night due to the altitude.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system; Yield per hectare:  100 q/h
  • Harvest:  It takes place at the third and fourth week of august at night time.
  • Winemaking:  After a Cryo-maceration at 4°C for 10-12 hours the grapes are soft pressed. The fermentation takes place at 15°C of temperature for 14 days.
  • Aging: Then the wine stay into stainless steel tanks for 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least a month.
  • Sensory analysis:  Pale yellow colour, Fantasia on the nose gives intense aromas of  orange blossom and grapefruit along with a delicate smell of eucalyptus. On the palate, the wine is light-bodied, with a pleasant acidity, a lovely note of litchi, banana within the hint of oregano and sage which last on a long finish.
  • Food matching: It goes well with spicy white meats and savoury shellfish soup. It can be also very nice if paired with hot dishes  without tomato or cheeses within herbs.
  • Best to enjoy:  In a tulip shape glass at  8-10°C  temperature.
  • Do you know that: Zibibbo comes from the Arabic Zabīb which means raisin and it was related to the sweet and aromatic taste of the famous zibibbo made in Pantelleria.

MerlotVelata

  • Grape variety:  Merlot 100%
  • Alcohol:   14%
  • Appellation:  IGP  Terre Siciliane
  • Area of production:  South-west Sicily; vineyards at Salemi
  • Terroir:  Altitude 450 a.s.l; Mainly clay soil; The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within within a favourable difference between day and night due to the altitude.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system;     Yield per hectare: 70 q/m
  • Harvest:  It takes place between the second and the third week of august at night time.
  • Winemaking: After the maceration, the grapes undertake the fermentation into stainless steel tanks at 24°C of temperature from 7 to 10 days.
  • Aging: Following a soft press, the wine ages first in small oak barrel for 6 months and then in stainless steel tank for other 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least 3 months.
  • Sensory analysis:  Medium deep ruby colour,  Velata on the nose gives aromas of red fruits like blackberry and blackcurrant with the smell of bay leaf, tobacco and bacon. On the palate it is full bodied, with smooth tannins balanced by high acidity. Moreover, there are notes of blueberry and plum along with flavours of cinnamon, liquorice and cedar that last in a long finish.
  • Food matching: It goes well with stewed beef and roasted lamb in the oven. It is also really nice if paired with long seasoned cheese and red fruits jam.
  • Best to enjoy:  In a tulip shape glass at  16-18°C  temperature.
  • Do you know that: Velata (mean hidden) takes inspiration from the Pirandello’s novel where the Mr Ponza’s second wife, Giulia, is obliged to live hidden in their house to justify the craziness of her husband’s  mother-in-law, Miss Frolla, who believes that her daughter is still alive.

Inzolia - Chardonnay BiologicoDiornu

  • Grape variety:  Inzolia 55%;  Chardonnay 45%
  • Alcohol:   12,5%
  • Appellation:  IGP Terre Siciliane
  • Area of production:  South-west Sicily; vineyards between Trapani and Marsala
  • Terroir:  Altitude 100mt a.s.l ; Loam soil; The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a cooling sea breeze all year around.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system; Yield per hectare: Inzolia 100 q/h; Chardonnay 60 q/h
  • Harvest:  It takes place at night at the beginning of august for Chardonnay and on the third week of august for Inzolia.
  • Winemaking: After a soft press, the grapes undertake the fermentation at 15°C of temperature for 15 days.
  • Aging: Then the wine stay into stainless steel tanks for 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least a month.
  • Sensory analysis:  Pale yellow colour with a green tinge, Mokarta bianco on the nose gives aromas of white fruits like mature apple and notes of fennel, mint and jasmine. On the palate, the wine is light-bodied, with crisp acidity, a lovely salinity and hint of lime.
  • Food matching: It goes well with seafood recipe without tomato and is perfect to enhance white meats and fresh or medium seasoned cheese.
  • Best to enjoy:  In a tulip shape glass at  8°C  temperature.
  • Do you know that: Mokarta is an Arabic name and  a square in Salemi is called like that…?

Merlot - Syrah BiologicoDisira

  • Grape variety:  Merlot 55%;  Syrah 45%
  • Alcohol:   13%
  • Appellation:  IGP Terre Siciliane
  • Area of production:  South-west Sicily; vineyards between Trapani and Marsala
  • Terroir:  Altitude 250 a.s.l ; Mainly clay soil; The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a refreshing sea breeze all year around.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system;  Yield per hectare: Merlot 70 q/h; Syrah 70 q/h
  • Harvest:  It takes place between the second and the third week of august at night time.
  • Winemaking: After the maceration, the grapes undertake the fermentation into stainless steel tanks at 24°C of temperature from 7 to 10 days.
  • Aging: Following the fermentation the grapes are soft pressed and then the wine stay into stainless steel tanks for 3 months. Aging in the bottle: at least a month.
  • Sensory analysis:  Pale ruby colour with a violet rim,  Mokarta rosso on the nose gives aromas of red flowers like rose and violet with pleasant notes of raspberry and blackcurrant. On the palate it is medium bodied, with silky tannins and really good acidity. Moreover, there are flavours of strawberry and blackberry with notes of thyme and black pepper which leave a lovely fresh aftertaste.
  • Food matching: It goes well with white meats and game cooked with aromatic herbs. It is a must to try with tomato fish sauce medium spicy.
  • Best to enjoy:  In a tulip shape glass at  14-16°C  temperature.
  • Do you know that: Mokarta is a name of Arabic origin and a square in Salemi is called like that…?

BrutLumìe

  • Grape variety:Catarratto and a small percentage of other native grapes.
  • Type: Brut Charmat method
  • Alcohol content:  11%
  • Appellation: IGP Terre Siciliane
  • Area of production: South-west Sicily; vineyards in Salemi
  • Terroir: Altitude 350 mt a.s.l ; Loam soil;
    The climate is mediterranean with mild winters and hot summers within a favourable difference between day and night due to the altitude.
  • Vineyards:  Guyot training system; Yield per hectare: Catarratto 110 q/h
  • Harvest: It takes place the last week of July at night time.
  • Winemaking: After a soft press, the grapes undertake the fermentation at 15°C of temperature for 15 days.
  • Aging: Afterwards, the wine undergoes for a second fermentation in pressurized stainless steel tanks for at least 90 days. Aging in the bottle: At least a month.
  • Sensory analysis:Pale yellow colour with a silver tinge, Lumìe on the nose gives perfume of white rose within aromas of fresh bread and hint of tangerine zest. On the palate there are flavours of citrus fruits like lemon, pleasant aromas of white peach and a long lasting acidity. A lovely Brut with a fine and regular perlage.
  • Food matching: It goes well by itself as an aperitif, it is amazing with a fish or meat tartar seasoned by lemon juice and is a must to try along with a citrus fruits cheesecake.
  • Best to enjoy:In a flute glass at 4 °C temperature.
  • Do you know that: Lumìa is a plant of lemon family, typically grown in Sicily. The name Lumìe has been given due to the freshness, acidity and colour that relate this sparkling wine with the famous citrus fruit from Sicily.