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Donnafugata "Lighea" 2016

N. Bott.
1
Format
750 ml Standard
Availability
5
Price
€ 13,50
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Made from Zibibbo grapes, grown on vines trained using the traditional “alberello pantesco” bush-training system, awarded World Heritage status by UNESCO. Brilliant straw yellow with greenish reflections. Donnafugata has 3 historic production premises in Sicily. The ancient family cellars in Marsala, where the bottling and aging processes take place. The Contessa Entellina winery, in the heart of western Sicily, with vineyards (270 hectares) and olive groves (9 hectares). The Khamma winery on Pantelleria, volcanic island between Sicily and Africa, with vineyards planted to Zibibbo (68 hectares) cultivated alberello pantesco (UNESCO World Heritage). With the 2016 harvest, Donnafugata realizes a dream cultivated for a long time: produce, in eastern Sicily, wines under the prestigious Etna, Cerasuolo and Frappato di Vittoria denominations, counting respectively on 15 hectares of vineyards and a vinification cellar in Randazzo on the northern slope of the volcano, and 18 hectares in Acate, classic territory of the denomination. A project that wants to propose the excellence of Sicilian wine from different territories, all of them with extraordinary potential.

  • Producer: Donnafugata
  • Year: 2016
  • Region:Toscana
  • Grapes:100% Zibibbo (Moscato di Alessandria)
  • MAtching: Recommended with all types of oily fish, baked pasta in white sauce, fried fish.

how to serve

  • Serving Temperature 9-11 °C
  • Type:White wine
  • Classification:Zibibbo Sicilia DOC
  • Year:2016
  • Region:Toscana
  • Grapes:100% Zibibbo (Moscato di Alessandria)
  • Fermentation: Vinification Fermentation took place in stainless steel at a temperature of 14-16°C (57-61° F).
  • Aging:2 months in vats 3 months in bottle.
  • Alcohol:12,5% vol
  • Color:Brilliant straw yellow with greenish reflections.
  • Perfume:Ample and rich bouquet, we find the typical flowery scents of orange blossom and jasmine enlivened by fruity notes of citrus zest.
  • Flavour:The nose is perfectly reflected on the palate, enlivened by a fresh mineral vein.
  • Matching:Recommended with all types of oily fish, baked pasta in white sauce, fried fish.
  • Serving Temperature:9-11 °C