Il Gattopardo

Grape variety: Grillo
Denomination: Doc Sicilia
Alcohol: 12,50 %
Zone production: (western of Sicily) Marsala, Mazara del Vallo, Trapani, Salemi and nearby areas
Territory: altitude from 100 to 200 m above sea level, mainly hilly orography with medium-textured soils that tend to be clayey with a good content of organic matter
Vineyard: vertical shoot positioning trellised vines, with Guyot pruning and 3500/4000 plant density per hectare with yields of 80/100 quintals
Vinification: soft pressing, static sedimentation and fermentation at controlled temperature at 16° C for 20 days, storage and maturation in steel

Tasting notes
Color: brillant straw yellow
Smell: delicate , with notes of white fruit, floral
Taste: pleasant, persistent, with a good flavor and freshness
Longevity: 24 months in prosper storage conditions
Serving temperature: 10/12°C
Pairing: to be combined with vegetarian cuisine and seafood first courses, excellent with grilled white meat and fresh cheeses.