TERRE DELLA BARONIA Still White Wine - Sicilia D.O.P.

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TERRE DELLA BARONIA Still White Wine - Sicilia D.O.P.

  • Concours Mondial

    Bruxelles - Belgium - May 2017

    Vintage: 2016

    Silver medal


  • Challenge du Vin

    Bordeaux - France - April 2017

    Vintage: 2004

    Gold medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - Belgio - May 2016

    Vintage: 2015

    Medaglia d'argento


  • Les Cittadelles du Vin

    Bourg- Francia - May 2016

    Vintage: 2015

    Medaglia d'argento


  • Les Cittadelles du Vin

    Bourg- Bordeaux - May 2015

    Vintage: 2014

    Silver medal


  • Concorso Enologico Internazionale Vinitaly

    Verona - April 2015

    Vintage: 2014

    Silver medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2014

    Vintage: 2013

    Gold medal


  • Les Cittadelles du Vin

    Bordeaux - May 2014

    Vintage: 2013

    Silver medal


  • Challenge International du Vin

    Bordeaux - April 2014

    Vintage: 2013

    Gold medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2013

    Vintage: 2012

    Gold medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2012

    Vintage: 2011

    Silver medal


  • CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN

    Bordeaux - April 2011

    Vintage: 2010

    Silver medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2009

    Vintage: 2008

    Gold medal


  • CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN

    Bordeaux - April 2007

    Vintage: 2006

    Silver medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - April 2004

    Vintage: 2003

    Silver medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - April 2002

    Vintage: 2001

    Silver medal


  • 1° CONCORSO DEI VINI DI SICILIA

    Milazzo - December 1994

    Vintage: 1993

    Silver medal



Variety:

Catarratto Lucido

Soil:

upper Garcitella, plateau, marl in origin, facing east, with high clay component strongly calcareous

Vine's training:

mid September

Harvest:

manual in small crates of about 14 kg

Harvest method:

manual in small crates of about 14 kg

Vinification:

hyper reduction technic

Refining:

in stainless steel vats sur lies for about 4 months - minimum 2 months in the bottle

Alcohol content:

13 % by Volume

Description:

Catarratto Lucido, discovering the unique flavors of the Milazzo’s selection.

A unique terroir Terre della Baronia with 9 diferent areas and sub areas. The Garcitella areal where we grow this selection of Cataratto Lucido an environment particularly suited to the caltivation of this variety. Here the vines produce bunches able to develop aromas of ripen tropical fruit rich of nuanses, characterized by a higher verticality and a strong acidic backbone.

WINEMAKING

The grapes were pressed whole cluster  in closed nitrogen pneumatic presse  to optimize the thiol – tropical expression of the Catarratto precursors. The whole winemaking process  was conducted  up to bottling in a free oxigen environment. This was carried out  using the saturation of the stainless steel vats and rancking operations with nitrogen counterpression technics.

SENSORY PROFILE

Pale straw yellow with refined greenish shades. The nose it’s rich of vegetal notes, like thyme and marjoram. Unripen yellow tropical fruits, like mango and papaia, with green citrus fruits to the palate. Young and potentially explosive. Structured, well balanced and persistent.