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BENEDÈ | Catarratto 2020

BENEDÈ | Catarratto 2020


Catarratto represents one of the oldest indigenous grape varieties in the Sicilian wine scene.
Widespread throughout western Sicily, today this vine represents one of the prominent white grape varieties of the island.

Persuasive and captivating in its aromas, almost “crunchy” in the mouth, highly drinkable, it is a traditional wine par excellence, a precious testimony of Catarratto, a grape grown on the island since the dawn of time.


Color | bright straw yellow
Smell | gentle and fragrant nuances of almond, white peach,

orange blossom and citrus fruits, which make up a refined and inviting bouquet

Palate | freshness, volume, and elegance are the salient features of this ample and pleasantly complex wine, with uncommon qualities of vivacity and persistence


TYPE | white - DOC Sicilia - BIO
VARIETY | 100% Catarratto Common and Extra Gloss ALCOHOL CONTENT | 13% vol.

PAIRINGS | excellent with seafood appetizers, prawns and grilled prawns SERVING TEMPERATURE | 10-12 ° C

GOBLET | medium tulip, to enhance the bouquet

Soil type | hilly, sandy loam
Altitude | 350-400 meters above sea level
Planting year | 1990, 2000, 2010
Production area | Contrada Mandranova and Contrada Macellarotto, countryside of Camporeale (PA)

Training system | Guyot trained espalier
Plants per hectare | 3,500
Yield per hectare | 80 quintals
Harvest period | second ten days of September with manual harvesting and selection of the bunches

Crushing | the grapes, de-stemmed and cooled, are gently pressed in the absence of oxygen
Alcoholic fermentation | 15 days, in steel tanks, at low temperature (14-15 ° C)

Aging | in steel tanks, 6 months on the fine lees at 10-12 ° C Bottle aging | 2 months at a controlled temperature (18 ° C)

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