In a Nutshell
Ripe and lush yet retaining the acidity and poise of the finest dessert wines.
Engagingly fresh and succulent on the nose, exhibiting classic floral and grapey aromas. The palate is medium bodied, sweet and sensuous with fine flavours of ripe apricot, honey and melon with good balancing acidity and a crisp, mouth-filling finish.
Static decanting of the must after de-stemming and soft pressing. Inoculation with selected yeast over the clear, fermentation and aging in stainless steel tanks at 15 ° C for 15 days, then up 20 °C. Fermentation takes place for 40 days. The wine then ages in the tanks until bottling in early March.
For five centuries and through seventeen generations, the family has been involved with the course of agricultural evolution in the complex land of Sicily, with an approach always inclined to openness and innovation.