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fiorile grecanico igt di sicilia duca di castelmonte wines from
FIORILE GRECANICO IGT DI SICILIA
DUCA DI CASTELMONTE WINES
FROM
CARLO PELLEGRINO, MARSALA, SICILY
Some 50% of Pellegrino’s sales are for still wines and the company is considered to be one of the most innovative in
the south of Italy. In order to give a greater emphasis and definition to the area of activity the wines are sold under
the DUCA DI CASTELMONTE label.
In the 1970’s the company was the first to market a range of wines produced from native grape varietals and has
continued to seek the individualism and character of the true wines of Sicily. This strategy is now paying dividends, as
people tire of the classic varietals, they are coming to respect traditional wines from Sicily. What customers are also
finding, to their benefit, is that Sicilian wines offer fantastic value for money. The winery benefits from IS) 9002 and is
BRC accredited.
Grapes:
Grecanico
Soil:
Sand-limestone
Age of Vines:
10-15 years old
Viticulture:
Vines are trained on trellis. Pruning in the Guyot style. One irrigation in July if needed.
Harvest:
End of August by hand.
Winemaking:
After soft pressing the juice is cooled and clarified then selected yeasts are added.
Fermentation lasts for 10 to12 days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.
Colour:
White with greenish tinges.
Serve:
Chilled with hors d’oeuvres, chicken, fish and seafood dishes.
Taste:
Aromatic and fresh with tones of spices and ripe fruits..

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