Cantine Colomba Bianca Società Coop. Agricola

Giovanni Falcone, 72, 91026 Mazara del Vallo (TP)
Italy
Telephone +39 0923 942747
Fax +39 0923 759085
info@colombabianca.com

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ProWein 2018 hall map (Hall 16): stand C62

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ProWein 2018 fairground map: Hall 16

Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Wines (according to cultivable areas)
  • 01.01  Europe
  • 01.01.09  Italy
  • 01.01.09.16  Sicilia

Our products

Product category: Sicilia

Terroir white

Terroir white is a top quality wine, our brand ambassador in the world.

It is straw yellow with green hues. Its bouquet is rich and elegant with scents of tropical fruits with undertones of apricot, melon and citrus fruits. On the palate it is pleasant, full and enveloping with an excellent acidic balance and an intriguing aromatic persistence. Excellent for accompanying fish starters, pastas and soups with crustaceans ; ideal with traditional Mediterranean dishes.

The vine variety is 60% Grillo, 20% Catarratto and 20% Zibibbo. The picked grapes are delicately placed in small crates and macerated at low temperatures for some hours before soft pressing takes place. The most is fermented at a low temperature of 15°C for 20 days. The wine is later refined on the lees of fermentation for six months and then left to rest for a further six months in bottles before being sold.

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Product category: Sicilia

TERROIR RED

Terroir Red is a top quality wine, our brand ambassador in the world.

It is ruby red with intense purple-red hues and a bouquet of scents of red berries well harmonised with aromas of vanilla and cocoa. Perfected in bottle for three months. It is Intense and full with a good structure owing to the sweet tannin. Well paired with Mature cheeses, flavourful dishes and char-grilled red meats.

The variety is Nero d’Avola and Cabernet. The grapes, picked in September, are vinified in stainless steel together with the skins for 12 days at a temperature of 26-30°C. After the malolactic fermentation, the wine is placed in French oak barriques for 3 months.

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Product category: Sicilia

595 CHARDONNAY

Chardonnay 595 is a quality Brut sparkling wine.

This cuvéeis the result of the careful study of the territory and from a selection of vineyards particularly suitable in producing grapes with a spumante base. The altitude is between 500-600m, the soils are of chalky and limestone origin and can be found in the communes of Vita and Salemi, a mainly fresh climate with a good thermal excursion between day and night and excellent exposure to the sun have allowed to obtain a sparkling wine which fully reflects its territory with extremely high levels of quality. The altitude of the original vineyard was 595 and is exactly where the spumante gets its name.

This wine is straw yellow, brilliant with numerous bubbles, fine and persistent. Gifted with an intense and complex bouquet. Floral, with scents of acacia, jasmine and lime wood. Fruity, yellow pulp fruits, fragrant with yeast scents and bread crusts, honey as well as notes of patisserie. Fresh, sapid, mineral and smooth, very pleasant on the palate because endowed with a balanced acidity and finally persistent. Ideal as an aperitif. Excellent with first course fish dishes and delicate risottos. It is perfect with typical Mediterranean dishes.

The grapes of Chardonnay that constitute Cuvée Vitese are hand-picked and skilfully worked according to the traditional lassic Method or Champenois. The pressing is whole, light and progressive extracting from the grapes only the best part of the juice, free run must. The first stage of the process consists in assembling the base wines and thus obtaining the final cuvée. The fermentation starts with the addition of the liqueur de tirage. The wine is poured into traditional champagnottes and sealed with a crown cork. During this period the second fermentation takes place. The re-fermentation in the bottles takes place at 14°C and lasts 60 days while the per-manence of the yeast is of at least 24 months. During this phase, the remage occurs. After the so called degorgement the liqueur de expedition is added (composed mainly of glucose and fructose). The spumante is finally corked and bottled.

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About us

Company details

The Colomba Bianca winery was founded in 1970. During the last 10 years, under the guidance of our Chairman Leonardo Taschetta, it has become the biggest wine growing co-operative in Sicily. The company today, can, in fact, count on circa 2480 partners and extends along 7500 hectars of vineyards between the provinces of Trapani, Palermo, Agrigento, Caltanissetta e Ragusa, with 5 wineries distributed in the whole territory. The vineyards can be found in areas which benefit of a vast pedoclimatic diversity, from the low coastal areas up to an altitude of 600 metres above sea level.

MISSION

We work with the aim that our farmers receive the right compensation for their work. This adds dignity to Sicilian agriculture and to the wines which express at best our territory. It is for this reason that each one of our wines is dedicated to our farmers.

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