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Marsala, Sicilia (Sicilien)
Region: Sicilia
Zone: Contea di Sclafani DOC

Contea di Sclafani Catarratto DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: White wine
Taste: Dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 10.5%
Storage potential: No saving potential

This is a more or less intense, straw yellow white wine. It has an intense and characteristic aroma, together with a characteristic taste. The aftertaste can often have a slight hint of bitterness.

The grape composition is Catarratto (85-100%), with permission to use local green grapes (0-15%).

For fish dishes.

All white wines in Contea di Sclafani are also produced as Dolce, where the minimum alcohol concentration must be 11%. The color is intense straw yellow, the aroma characteristic and intense, the taste velvety and balanced.

If the grapes are harvested after October 1 of the harvest year, they are dried on the vine. The must is afterwards vinified in the barrel (for a mandatory 6 months), and then the finished result is identified on the label by the designation ”Vendemmia Tardiva” (late harvest).

Vendemmia Tardiva is a dessert wine that color-wise spans from straw to amber colored. The aroma is characteristic, intense and persistent, and the taste soft, harmonious and mellow. The minimum alcohol concentration is 18%.

All white and rosé wines are also available as Spumante, where the second fermentation has either been done according to Metodo Classico or Metodo Martinotti (Charmat). The minimum alcohol concentration is 11.5%. The wine is served as an aperitif.

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