International varietals

Chardonnay Laguna secca

Chardonnay Laguna secca

With a marked minerality and persistence, the Mandrarossa Chardonnay is recognizable for its typical Mediterranean notes of prickly pear and orange peel. Named Laguna Secca after some of the soils in the territory, once covered by shallow lagoons that today are fertile and productive.

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Territory of origin

Menfi, south-west of Sicily

Grape variety

100% Chardonnay

Classification

White Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

1st week of august

Vinification

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

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100% Chardonnay

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills on 100% limestone soils

Altitude

150-350 mt above sea level

Vine density

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

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13% vol

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Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

With its persistence and pronounced mineral edge, our Chardonnay Mandrarossa is notable for its typically Mediterranean hints of prickly pear and orange rind. Laguna Secca takes its name from particular local soils in a terrain, which was once submerged in shallow lagoons, and is now fertile and productive.

Fresh

Structured

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Pasta with clams

Pasta with clams

Roasted king prawns

Roasted king prawns

Grated mussels

Grated mussels

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.