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Chardonnay White Wine

Type of Wine


Indicazione Geografica Tipica Sicilia

Production Area


Sambuca di Sicilia e Menfi

Type of grape


100% Chardonnay

Plantation density


3800/4500 plants per hectare

Vineyard Age


20 years old

Soil Type


Medium mixture, slightly calcareous

Yeld per Hectare


7.5 tons per Ha

Vineyards Training system


Vertical trellis; bilateral Guyot and spur pruned cordon

Vineyard Altitude


100/250 mt / about 300/800 feet


Vinification refinement

The grapes are crushed and destemmed; the juice is clarified through settling cold overnight and then inoculated with selected pure yeast. The fermentation and ageing is carried out in 225-litre French oak barrels, 50% new and 50% one year old. Malolactic fermentation in barrels for 15% of the total.

Organoleptic characteristics



Golden yellow with lively green glints



Rich and intense. Aromas of peach, golden apple, white figs, vanilla cream, meringue. Hints of hazelnut and Zagara Honey. The wood is shy but well balanced



Soft, round, energetic, full. His balance is characterized by a fine acidity, the fresh flavour and substantial extract


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