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Sicilian Blends

Sicilian Blends

Insolia Viognier Carricante

IGT Terre Siciliane

Falde represents the two most suitable wine-making areas of the eastern Sicily, thanks to the perfect match of two fine native grape varieties with an international variety magnificently adapted to the Sicilian climate. Made with Insolia and Viognier grapes, coming from hilly, predominantly sandy soils, and Carricante grapes grown at high altitude on lava soils, rich in minerals, this wine has an intense fruity and floral bouquet, and a fresh, soft and aromatic taste.

Grape varieties: Insolia 80% - Viognier 15% - Carricante 5%

Raccolta: August – early September

Maceration: the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 24 hours; after destemming, they are pressed softly

Fermentation: the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature of 15-18°C for approximately 20-25 days

Ageing: in stainless steel vats on fine lees and approximately 2 months in the bottle

Alcohol content: 12,5% vol.

Colour: brilliant straw-yellow colour

Nose: intense and citrusy bouquet with floral hints and notes of exotic fruit

Palate: freshness, savouriness and aromatic taste, with great pleasantness and balance

Food Pairings: excellent as an aperitif, it pairs well with raw fish, white meats, grilled vegetables and fresh cheeses

Serving temperature: 10-12°C

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