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Calamossa

Calamossa

Produced from the selection of the best white variety grapes, a wine named after a breathtaking cove set between the vineyards and the sea. The right balance between sugars and acidity makes Calamossa a harmonious wine, perfect to brighten up a fresh summer aperitif.

Formats 75 cl
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Territory of origin

Menfi, south-east of Sicily

Grape variety

Local white grapes

Classification

Sparkling White Terre Siciliane IGT

Harvest time

2nd week of september

Vinification

After cryomaceration for 4/6 hours at 5-8° C, grapes ferment for 15/20 days at 16-18°C. Ageing lasts about 6 months in steel tanks.

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Local white grapes

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south-east facing hills on clay limeston soils

Altitude

80 - 250mt above sea level

Vine density

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

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

12% vol

Menfishire

Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

This straw-yellow wine emanates fresh aromas of acacia and wisteria flowers, in harmony with delicate notes of honey. The taste is fresh and pleasant, thanks to its balance between sugars and acidity rendering it a harmonious and persistent wine.

Fresh

Structured

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Perfect as an aperitif

Perfect as an aperitif

Octopus salad

Octopus salad

Vegetables omelette

Vegetables omelette

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.