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Catarratto

Variety

Catarratto

Production Area

Sicily Region - Valle del Belice

Soil

Medium textured soil, silt sandy clay composition, high content of organic matter Mediterranean climate.

Winemaking

Cataratto sourced entirely from organically accredited vineyards. Part of the must is fermented in stainless steel tanks for 20 days at 12-14°C, the remainer is fermented on French Oak. Maturation in stainless steel with weekly bâtonnage for 3 months.

Tasting notes

The colour is a rich yellow straw. The nose shows a mix of Sicilian white and yellow melon with notes reminiscent of apple blossom. This is equally supported by a medium bodied profile of melon and white peach. A mineral-like acidity supports the vanillan French oak.

Pairing

Pair it with fish-based antipasti like swordfish rollups and soups, shellfish dishes and mature pecorino cheese. Serve between 10-12° C. / 50-54°F.

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18 January

La Sicilia è una terra magica dove il rispetto della natura regala vini di carattere. Oltre ai vini è nostro dovere dare testimonianza della grandezza di questa isola che unica per Arte e Storia, per Cultura, Società e Gastronomia pervasa da una Natura affascinante e potente. Oggi scopriamo Erice. 🌱☀️🍇 Sicily is a magical land, where the respect for nature gives wines with a great character. It is our duty to give testimony to the greatness of this island which is unique for its art and history, for its culture, its society and its gastronomy pervaded by a fascinating and powerful nature. Today we discover Erice. #baronemontalto #experiencesicily #verysicilian #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #wine #winetime #winery #winelover #winetasting #winepassion #wineoclock

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16 January

Questo vino 100% Syrah ha un colore rosso intenso, al palato è pieno, i tannini sono ben integrati con un finale piacevolmente tostato e speziato. Provalo con formaggi stagionati e piatti di carne saporiti. 🌱🍷🧀 This 100% Syrah wine has an intense red color, full body on the palate, with well integrated tannins and a pleasantly toasted and spicy finish. Try it with aged cheeses and savory meat dishes. #baronemontalto #redwine #grapes #syrah #pet #experiencesicily #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #nature #wine #winelovers #winepassion #winelife

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12 January

In Sicilia la famiglia è una cosa seria, come lo è la scelta del vino adatto alle grandi occasioni. I nostri enologi vinificano rispettosamente la particolare selezione dei vini della Collezione di famiglia, l'affinamento in legno ne assicura la longevità a testimoniare il sacro ritrovo tra le diverse generazioni. 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦🍇🍷 In Sicily, family is a serious matter, like the choice of the right wine for a special occasion. Our winemakers manage the vinification of Collezione di Famiglia wines very respectfully, while the aging in oak ensures the longevity, necessary to preserve the sacred intersection between the different generations. #baronemontalto #glossario #experiencesicily #verysicilian #sicily #sicilia #siciliabedda #siciliadascoprire #winelovers #winepassion #cultura #culture #tradizione #tradition #wisdom

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23 October

AWARDS
AWC Vienna 2016

Nero d'Avola Passivento 2015Silver

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28 July

AWARDS
Best Wine in Box 2016

Catarratto Viognier Terre Siciliane IGT

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