Organic Catarratto – Barone Montalto (75cl) IGT Sicily
Appellation: Sicilia IGT
Grape: 100% Cataratto
Producer: Montalto is a family-run winery in the west of Sicily. The family coat of
arms and the sun that appears on the bottle signify Sicilian warmth and
Vineyard: Organically grown grapes were cultivated at 400 metres above sea level
in the area of Salaparuta in the west of Sicily. The soil is a mixture of
clayey and richer soils and the climate is Mediterranean with little rain.
The vineyard is free from pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers.
Winery: Grapes were destemmed and crushed and transferred to stainless steel
tanks for a twelve-day fermentation. The juice remained on its lees for
eight weeks, with lees stirring twice a week throughout.
Taste: Fruity and dry with fresh citrus notes and a crisp, fruity palate. Aromas of
apples and nuts with orange and orange peel notes on the palate.
5 in stock