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Bianca di Valguarnera, Duca di Salaparuta

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Bianca di Valguarnera is a white wine with a noble tradition. Vinified with meticulous care, it is aged in oak barriques and stands out for its intense aroma and rich nuanced flavours, which on the palate astonish for their unexpectedly fresh notes. Excellent for accompanying fine fish dishes, it is also superb as a meditation wine

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District Sicilia

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BIANCA DI VALGUARNERA

I.G.T.

Production Area

Central and western Sicily, town of Salemi

Grape Variety

Insolia

Type

White

Classification

Typical geographical indication (I.G.T. Terre Siciliane)

Soil

Clayey-calcareous

Altitude

More than 300 meters meters above sea level

Vineyard

Bush-trained vines, high density of plants per hectare (over 5,000), aged for more than 20 years and with a low yield per plant (max 1.2 Kg.)

Climate

Mild winters with very dry springs and summers

Harvest

By hand, at full ripening (end of September)

Vinification

Soft pressing with membrane presses, static decanting of the musts and slow fermentation in choice oak barriques

Ageing

On the lees in barriques for at least eight months. After bottling, 12 months in controlled temperature cellar in reclined bottles to develope its bouquet

Tasting Note

Colour: golden yellow with greenish highlights

Bouquet: complex and intense, rich in sensations typical of ripe fruit enhanced by scents of vanilla and dry fruit thanks to the evolution in wood barriques

Flavour: marked character, well-bodied, harmoniously elegant and particularly persistent

Alcohol Content

13,5 % - 14,0% vol

Serving Temperature

14° C

Recommended With

Excellent with smoked salmon, tuna and swordfish, mushrooms, fish and shellfish, medium-aged cheeses and tasty white meats

1st Year of production

1987 harvest

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Bianca di Valguarnera, Duca di Salaparuta

Bianca di Valguarnera, Duca di Salaparuta

Bianca di Valguarnera is a white wine with a noble tradition. Vinified with meticulous care, it is aged in oak barriques and stands out for its intense aroma and rich nuanced flavours, which on the palate astonish for their unexpectedly fresh notes. Excellent for accompanying fine fish dishes, it is also superb as a meditation wine

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