The sparkling Caleno is obtained from the low temperature fermentation of the must deriving from the soft pressing of the whole grapes. The foaming takes place in an autoclave at a temperature of about 15 ° C for a period of two months. The foaming derives exclusively from the natural sugars of the grapes.
Characteristics of the wine
Denomination: Sparkling Terre Siciliane
Production area: Western Sicily
Land: Predominantly hilly of sandy origin
Grape varieties: 100% Viognier
Yield per hectare: 70 quintals
Harvest: Manual, from the 1st to the 2nd decade of August
Vinification technique: In white and subsequent alcoholic fermentation at a controlled temperature.
Description and combinations
Color: Straw yellow with greenish reflections
Smell: fragrant and fruity aromas; intense and elegant
Taste: Lively, sapid, with a balanced acidity; fresh and balanced
Alcohol content: 11.5% vol.
Food matches: Excellent with appetizers, sushi and seafood
Serving temperature: 8-10 ° C.