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.
Territory of origin
Menfi, south-east of Sicily
White Sicilia DOC
3rd week of august
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
Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills on medium-textured soils
150-350mt above sea level
Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4300-4700 plants/ha.
ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME
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.
Fish cous cous
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.