"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes."
Guess the existence of a new possibility to use the Catarratto, discover hidden qualities, just perceived, grown and protected from extreme territory for geo-climatic characteristics that expresses.
A wine-producing patrominy to be protected and devolped, “alberello” style vineyards allocated at 1,050 metres above sea level, with an average age of 40 years. A careful selection of grape varieties, the slow passing of time, and ancient farming rituals accompany the harvest well into october.
From these unique conditions, comes shiarà, a white mineral of grand energy. It tells of its extreme and fascinating territory with elegance and longevity.
Shiarà vintages is a sensational journey through the history of diverse moments, a gripping mini-vertical tasting for those who loves to cultivate their emotions.
Location On the Madonie mountain slopes, at an altitude of 900-1.000 m. above sea level. Grape varietyCatarratto. Growing method sapling. Pruning method spur and guyot. Average Age of vineyard 30/40 years. Soil half sandy and clay with alkyl reaction due to the limestone. Grape harvest in october. Wine production making white vinification method. Fermentation temperature controlled. Malolactic fermentation not done. Secondary fermentation kept in steel ponds for 6 months and in bottles for 4 months. Tipology IGT- Sicilia. Alcoholic strength 13,5% vol.