CLASSIFICATION: IGP CALABRIA
SOIL: Clay and limestone
SURFACE AREA: 7.5 acres `
VINEYARD ALTITUDE: 492 feet above sea level
VINE TRAINING SYSTEM: Spurred cordon
DENSITY: 2,025 vines per acre
PRODUCTION: 7,125 lbs per acre.
HARVEST: End of September beginning of October
VINIFICATION: The harvest begins with a close inspection and selection process of the grapes, which are then harvested by hand. The vinification process starts by gently de-stemming the grapes and then using the most modern technologies, making a cryomaceration* pre-fermentation in a protective atmosphere. It is then separated from the marc by pressing, followed by cleaning of the must fermentation with controlled temperature conduction.
*(In utilizing the cryomaceration process by the winemaker, it enhances the varietal character of white wines. This procedure provides, acceptable, well-balanced, better-rounded wines, with a stronger body in the mouth.) (Peinado et al. 2004).
FML: Not carried out
AGEING: 6 months in stainless steel and 2 months in bottle
CHARACTERISTICS: From a low temperature processing techniques of Gaglioppo grapes from our vineyards, Semirus is born, with a pink color and a delicate bouquet of Mediterranean fruits. The soft and balanced taste recalls the bouquet’s notes, coupling them with a refreshing sensation and a lingering persistent finale. This wine is dedicated to the lovers of the Mediterranean cuisine.
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 54-57° F (12-14° C)
PACKAGING: 6 bottles @ 75cl