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Insolia & Chardonnay Star, Duca di Salaparuta

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A delicate pétillant note and an extraordinary freshness on the palate are the features that make Star the perfect protagonist of any aperitif but also of a pleasant meal. A blend of Insolia and Chardonnay grapes, this intensely fruity wine, teeming with citric hints, has a modern personality and a glamorous style

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District Sicilia

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INSOLIA & CHARDONNAY STAR

I.G.T.

Production Area

Western Sicily, between the towns of Gibellina and Salemi

Grape variety

Insolia – Chardonnay

Type

White

Classification

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

Soil

Mixed, prevalence of active lime and silicon

Altitude

around 300 meters m.s.l.

Vineyard

Bush-trained with high plant density per hectare

Climate

Mild and rainy winter, dry and hot spring and summer with a good temperature difference

Harvest

By hand in the morning, at perfect ripeness for both varieties in late August or beginning of September

Vinification

Very soft pressing following a short time with the must peels and using the solely the flower must. Slow fermentation with maceration for about 15 days at 16°C following prolonged contact with the yeasts

Ageing

At controlled temperature until spring to favour clarification and to maintain the natural liveliness of the wine.

Tasting Note

Colour: Clear and bright pale yellow colour with clean greenish highlights

Bouquet: Intensely fruity and rich with citrus notes

Flavour: lively, slightly bubbly, very fruity

Alcohol Content

11,5 - 12,0 % vol

Serving Temperature

10°-12°C

Recommended With

Excellent as an aperitif with friends. Well suited with shellfish and appetisers. Also a good accompaniment fish main courses

Storage

in a very cool place, away from light

Life

A wine to be enjoyed preferably within two years

Format

75 cl bottle

1st Year of production

2011 harvest

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Insolia & Chardonnay Star, Duca di Salaparuta

Insolia & Chardonnay Star, Duca di Salaparuta

A delicate pétillant note and an extraordinary freshness on the palate are the features that make Star the perfect protagonist of any aperitif but also of a pleasant meal. A blend of Insolia and Chardonnay grapes, this intensely fruity wine, teeming with citric hints, has a modern personality and a glamorous style

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