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Viognier Le Sénie

Viognier Le Sénie

Sicilian expression of an international variety, the single variety Mandrarossa Viognier is a wine with intense and captivating aromas, perfect for a candlelight dinner. Its name is a tribute to the Arab culture that is deeply rooted in Sicily’s history. The sèina was in fact the hydraulic wheel introduced in the 9th century as an irrigation system in the fields. 

Formats 75 cl
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Territory of origin

Menfi, south-east of Sicily

Grape variety

100% Viognier

Classification

White Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

3rd week of august

Vinification

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

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100% Viognier

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills on medium-textured soils

Altitude

150-350mt above sea level

Vine density

Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4300-4700 plants/ha.

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13,5% vol

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Tasting notes

The wine is yellow with golden reflections. On the nose it has notes of ripe fruits as loquat, yellow peach and apricot. On the palate it is full and opulent, with fruity aromas, a delicate minerality and notes of bitter almond as the finish.

Fresh

Structured

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Grilled swordfish

Grilled swordfish

Fish cous cous

Fish cous cous

Shrimp tempura

Shrimp tempura

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.