This fun and dry orange wine is crafted to evoke memories of Sicily in the time of the winemaker's grandparents - representing the evolution of the kinds of wines peasants in the Marsala countryside used to make.
region: Marsala, Sicily, Italy
Beautiful darker orange/amber color. Aromas of ripe citrus fruit, freshly cut grass, yeast, and almonds. Medium to fuller bodied, great freshness, nice salinity, pleasant tannins on the finish. 2000 bottles produced annually.
varietal: 100% Catarratto
style: skin contact orange
farming/cellar: organic farming, calcareous soil, 525 feet elevation, ambient yeast, 3 weeks maceration, matured 2 months on lees in steel, unfined & unfiltered, no added sulfur
pairing: red tuna, oven roasted goat, grilled sausages