Indigenous varietals

Grecanico Dorato

Grecanico Dorato

A native white variety that recalls the aromas of the land that created it. From citrus notes of lemon and citron to floral ones of orange blossom, the Grecanico Dorato Costadune fully expresses the authenticity of a pleasant and immediate Sicilian wine.

Formats 75 cl
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Territory of origin

Menfi, south east Sicily

Grape variety

100% Grecanico

Classification

White Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

4th week of august

Vinification

After cryomaceration at 5-8°C for 4/6 hours, the grapes ferment for 15/20 days at 16-18°C, maturing for 4 months in steel vats.

100% Grecanico

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills in mainly limestone soils

Altitude

80 - 300mt above sea level

Vine density

Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4000-4500 plants/ha.

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

12,5% vol

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Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

The wine is straw-yellow with vivid green reflections. On the nose it has notes of orange blossom and citrus fruits, as lemons and citron and lights scents of thyme. On the palate it is fresh and sapid.

Service temperature

10 - 12°C

Fresh

Structured

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Seafood starters

Seafood starters

Vegetables tabbouleh

Vegetables tabbouleh

Sauteed clams

Sauteed clams

Products

The ability
to choose

The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.