Zagra D.O.C Sicilia Bianco
Produced in: C da Bidini – Acate (RG) – eastern Sicily
Appellation: DOC Sicilia Bianco
Grape Variety: Grillo
Methods of growth: Espaliers and cord, 5.000 plants/hectare
Production per hectare: 6800 kg
Harvest period: Mid/late of august
Aging process: Steel vats for 4 months and bottle-aged for 4 months
Alcohol level: 13,5%
Color: Bright straw-colored yellow
Aroma: Complex with distinctive aromas of white flowers and minerals
Flavor: Large, velvety but alive, with great structure and persistence with strong flavor and minerality
Best paired with: Seafood, fried fish and vegetables, tempura, vegetable caponata, marinated.
Serve at: 10°-12° C
YELLOW SOIL: These vineyards are located along the coast, where the soil has a sandy-clay structure and characteristic yellow color. The soil is relatively light, imbuing the wines with freshness and complex scents.
Wine produced here includes Zagra is savory and mineral, achieving the fullest possible expression of the three elements yellow soil, proximity to the sea and well-ventilated slopes.