Grapes: Grillo (50%) and Catarratto (50%)
Production area: Marsala territory (act 851 28th/11/1984)
Growing system: Espalier with Guyot pruning
Harvest time: August/September
Vinification: In steel tanks at controlled temperature (25/26°C); once got the basic wine, we make the “blend” which consists in the addition of ethyl alcohol of wine origin, cooked must and “mistella” to the basic production in order to let it get the organoleptic and sensorial complexity, typical of Marsala wine
Colour: Dark amber
Smell: Intense, with a great olfactory finesse; it releases particular hints of dry figs, carobs, burnt sugar and sweet spices
Taste: Full to the palate, full-bodied, warm and embracing, with a balsamic and agreeable aftertaste but not very sweet
Alcoholic strenght: 18% vol.
Sugary residue: 100 grams/litre
Wood refining: At least 2 years in oak barrels
Maturing in bottles: At least 3 months
Serving suggestions: Excellent dessert wine to pair with dry and creamy sweets of the sicilian confectionery; but it pairs very well with seasoned cheese, dry fruit and artisan chocolate from Modica
Serving temperature: 14/16°C
Available bottle size: 750 ml
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