A variety that has a very close link to the Ferreri – Bianco company. Intense red with violet hues, it brings out key graphite, humus and tar aromas. Tonic and juicy with well extracted and balanced tannins, it has a good gustatory dynamics
NAME: DOC SICILIA
COLORS: Vibrant garnet-red with purple highlights
NOSE: Graphite, humus, ferrous notes and tar
TASTE: Tonic and juicy, with well-extracted and balanced tannins. Solid gustatory dynamics, with an earthy grounding
PAIRING: Hunting hare
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14-16 °C
GRAPE VARIETY USED: 100% Perricone o Pignatello
VINEYARD LOCATION: C.da Calviano (Castelvetrano, TP)
ALTITUDE: 250 meters a.s.l.
SOIL TYPE: Strongly calcareous, white in colour. Referred to as “baiata” in the Sicilian dialect
FARMING SYSTEM: Counter espalier
GRAPE YIELD Q.LI/HA: 70
HARVEST PERIOD: First ten days of October
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 13.5% Vol.
CONTENT OF SULPHITES: 72 mg/l
VINIFICATION: Following destemming-crushing, long maceration at controlled temperature in stainless steel. Maturation for 12 months in steel tanks.
BOTTLE AGEING: 6 months
LONGEVITY OF THE WINE: 12 years
DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL: Ho.re.ca.
ANNUAL PRODUCTION: 10,000 bottles
FORMATS: 75 cl
PACKAGING: Cartons of 6 bottles each (vertical)