Terre Siciliane Catarratto

This Sicilian dry white wine has Thai basil and Star Fruit aromas and an excellent balance on the palate. Long and crisp, herbal and citrus peel finish. Drink now.
Appellation
Terre Siciliane IGP
Region
Sicily go to region
Zone
Alcamo
Varietals
Cataratto 100%
Wine Type
White wine

Cataratto

Year of planting
1999
Soil type
Medium texture tending to calcareus
Exposure
North West
Altitude
500 masl
Grape yield per hectare tons
7
Average production/year
12,000 btls
Method of Harvest
By Hand
Length of maceration
12 days
Vessel of fermentation
Steel tank
Temperature of fermentation
23-26 °C
Length of fermentation
7 days
Vessel of aging
Steel tank and French oak tonneaux
Length of aging
8 months in steel tank and 8 months in tonneaux

Tasting Notes

Serving temperature 10-12 °C

Pairings Legumes, fish courses and white meat

Color Pale yellow with greenish reflections

Nose Thai basil, Star Fruit and floral bouquet

Palate Long and crisp with herbal and citrus peel finishing

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