Babbìo is a lively, fresh and fragrant wine, produced for those who love dinner at sunset on a summer evening. It is pure tasting fun that with every sip evokes the salty intensity of Sicily and the sunny richness of its premier varieties. To have a drink with a smile!
Datasheet Classification: “Sicilia” Protected Geographic Indication, Organic Origin: Mazara del Vallo, south-western Sicily Age of vineyards: adult vineyards, between 10 and 20 years Yield per hectare: 0,7 tons Vine density: 4,000-4,200 p / ha Soil type: sandy, calcareous Altitude: 35 – 40 metres above sea level Training: Counter Pruning: Double Guyot Grape variety: a blend of native aromatic vines Harvest: by hand, during the first ten days of August Vinification: fermentation in steel tanks at a controlled temperature. The wines are then blended; Babbìo subsequently acquires its “lively” character through a quick addition of yeasts in an autoclave Refining: in autoclave for 40 days Total acidity: 7.4 g / l Alcohol by volume: 11.5% Colour: very pale yellow on which strong greenish tints prevail Aroma: Intense and ample bouquet of white-pulp fresh fruit and citrus notes Taste: Its perlage exalts freshness and flavour Pairing: Excellent as an aperitif, ideal for starters with raw seafood and second courses of white meats Best served at 8- 10 ° C Vintage: 2016
Palmarès is a Latin word that means “worthy of victory”. We chose it to signify the excellence of our Spumante, which is yet another expression of such a treasure as Grillo grapes. We grow them in a vineyard that combines the peculiarities of a terroir like that of the WWF Nature Reserve after which our Company is named, and the influence of the sea and its salty breezes.
Datasheet Classification: Brut Sparkling Wine Origin: Mazara del Vallo, south-western Sicily Grape variety: 100% Grillo Alcohol by volume: 11% Colour: straw yellow, animated by its persistent perlage Aroma: the rich, refined and balanced bouquet unfolds to remind of spring flowers Taste: dry, full, sapid and inviting, leaves an aftertaste of almonds on the palate with hints of apricot and pear Pairing: excellent with fish and shellfish dishes, ideal for any special occasion Best served at 6°-8° C Vintages: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Two specific features distinguish Vivitis Bio: it is made from organic grapes and at no time is sulphur dioxide added during the production stages. Low environmental impact, eco-sustainability, meticulous quality checks and care of the entire production chain have always been paramount in the mindset of Gorghi Tondi, and their corporate vision finds its fullest expression in the purity of this Grillo wine.
Datasheet Classification: “Sicilia” Protected Geographic Indication, Organic Certification: IT-BIO-009 Origin: Mazara del Vallo, south-western Sicily Grape variety: 100% Grillo Harvest: by hand, after 10th of August Vinification: fermentation in 100-hl steel tanks at a controlled temperature with partial maceration of the skins and contact with yeasts for 3 months Refining: in a steel tank for 2 months and 3 months in the bottle Alcohol by volume: 11,5% Colour: straw yellow with greenish hues Aroma: intense and persistent, fruity and floral notes and hints of white peach Taste: soft and balanced Pairing: Excellent with aperitifs, seafood, roasted fish and grilled vegetables Best served at 8°-10° Vintages: 2015, 2016
Cultivating the land to produce good wine, coincides with respecting it. “Being at one with nature” is a key component for working within a Nature Reserve. Our mindset results in the conservation of the natural habitat and a sustainable low impact on the environment at the same time as offering maximum control and care through the entire winemaking process. This is the way to obtain excellent quality grapes that, without the need for synthetic chemicals or genetically modified organisms, maintain the original fragrances and flavours that this wonderful soil provides. Our estate, situated at an average height of 25 meters above sea level, is fertile, largely flat and completely irrigated. The soil tends to be calcareous and have great depth and permeability and medium density. All the features that show this is a natural place for wine making.