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Cottanera Barbazzale Sicilia Bianco

Grape Varietal: Catarratto and a small percentage of Viognier
Vineyard: Contrada Cottanera, Castiglione di Sicilia
Vine Age: 15 years
Altitude: 720 meters above sea level
Soil: Lava-alluvial
Training System: Espalier
Harvest: First 10 days of September (manual harvesting, with small crates)
Yield per acre: 9,000 kg/ha
Fermentation: Cold soak static setting. Fermentation at controlled temperature of 16˚ for 20 days  
Aging: In inox steel on yeast for 3 months
Alcohol content: 13% alcohol by volume
Production:  80,000 bottles
Tasting Notes: Straw yellow in color, with light green highlights. Mixed, delicate scent of wisteria and broom on an iodine background. A spirited freshness, leaving a pleasing, full-bodied sensation.

Formats Available: 750 ml

Current Vintage: 2017 

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Other Vintages available: 2014