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Wine: Catarratto del Masso
Variety composition: 100% Catarratto.
Alcoholic strength: 13% vol..
Denomination: D.O.C. Sicily.
Production area: Cammarata (AG).
Soil composition: ferrous sandy rock.
Average vineyard altitude: 700 meters above sea level.
Age of vines: 55 years, from wild plants grafted by hand.
Training system: sapling.
Density: 2,600 plants per hectare.
Yield: 40 quintals per hectare.
Harvest period: September.
Vinification: fermentation in a concrete container in contact with the skins for a quarter of the fermentation.
Aging in bottle: Sur lies with batonnage in cement for 6 months.
Serving temperature: 12 ° -14 ° C
Color: straw yellow
Consistency: moderately consistent
Observations: lively with greenish reflections.
Description: floral, fruity and mineral
Remarks: intense floral notes open the olfactory range, recalling notes of white flowers of yuzu and orange blossom, everything is accompanied by the scent of fruits, which suggest citrine hints of yellow grapefruit and lemon, but also other fruits such as white peach not too much ripe, noteworthy are the mineral connotations of brackish and medicinal herbs including sage and thyme.
Taste – olfactory examination
Alcohols: moderately warm
Polyalcohols: moderately smooth
Tannins: – – –
Balance: moderately balanced
Length: moderately long
State of Evolution: ready
Harmony: moderately harmonious
Notes: intense and pleasant aromas, fresh and savory taste with a good pseudo caloric sensation of return, good balance, but not perfect, right intensity, not particularly persistent.
Pairings: linguine with clams.
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Contrada Montoni Vecchi
92022 Cammarata (AG)
Phone +39 091 513106