The union of a typical variety from southern Italy, the Fiano, with the intriguing Chenin Blanc from the Loira region, in France. Two varieties that meet in Sicily resulting in a wine that captivates for its elegance, fragrance and minerality.
Territory of origin
Terre Siciliane IGT
Fiano: 2nd week of september
Chenin Blanc: 4th week of august
After cryomaceration at 5-8°C for 4/6 hours, fermentation takes place at 16-18 °C for 15/20 days. The Fiano ages in barrique for 4 months, the Chenin Blanc ages in steel vats for 6 months.
70% Fiano, 30% Chenin Blanc
Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills on medium-textured silty soils
200 - 350mt above sea level
Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4000-4500 plants/ha.
ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME
The wine is straw-yellow with intense golden reflections. The aroma is intense, with scents of ripe fruits, almonds and hazelnuts. On the palate it is intense and full, with a minerality rendering it very pleasant.
Pasta with shirimps and pistachio
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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.