The epitome of aromatic freshness of white grapes cultivated in the high hills, up to 900 meters of altitude: mostly Catarratto, blended with Pinot Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Traminer and Moscato to give the wine structure, aromaticity and acidity. A true “Lion”, a symbol of the family’s history.
A selection of grapes from the high hills of Tenuta Regaleali between 500 to 900 m.a.s.l.
1. Flavor intensity
Grapes: Catarratto (42%), Pinot Bianco (17%), Sauvignon (20%) and Gewürztraminer (13%), Moscato (8%)
Appellation: White – Terre Siciliane IGT
Yields per ha: 70 ql on average
Fermentation: in stainless steel tanks
Fermentation temperature: 14/16°°C
Duration of fermentation: around 15 days
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: in stainless steel tanks on lees for 4 months
Alcohol content: 13% Vol.
Wine analytical data: pH 3.25 – TA 5.2 g/l – RS 2.3 g/l – TE 20.7 g/l
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