Wine "Chiaramonte" Ansonica, Sicilia IGT, 2010
The wine has a subtle and brilliant straw-yellow color with a greenish tint.
Wine wine is very fresh, with a good concentration of fruit, nice, drinking, tasty and lively. Excellent finish with hints of almonds and sea salt.
Delicate and subtle aroma of the wine is filled with notes of tropical fruits - pineapple, mango and papaya, hints of almond, lime, wisteria flowers, acacia irisai that intertwine with delicious nuances of Mediterranean herbs.
The wine goes well with a salad with shrimp, fried anchovies, octopus and cuttlefish, baked mussels, clams with noodles, spaghetti with sea urchins, pasta with sardines, red mullet fillets on a bed of beans, sea bream with salt.
Ansonika for the production of "Chiaramonte" grown in the municipality of Trapani at an altitude of 310 meters above sea level in areas with clay soil of medium texture and south-western exposure. Harvested by hand in the first and second week of September. After soft pressing fermented grapes in steel containers at a temperature controlled at 14-16 ° C for 20 days. Then the wine is aged 3 months on lees stirring at a constant daily in steel tanks and 2 months in bottle.
Firriato winery was opened in 1985 by Salvatore Di Gaetano in the ancient town of Erice, near Trapani, the provincial capital. At this point, the highest density in the vineyard of Italy. Young winemaker saw rich, although not necessarily expressed, the potential for growth and development of winemaking in this region. The company began producing Firriato Sicily is not just cost-effective but high-quality wines and drinks to express through their evolution in consumer tastes. Under the strict supervision of Salvatore Di Gaetano economy rapidly, intensely and relentlessly developed, creates new wine, purchased new and improved farm machinery and technological equipment of the winery. Along with the growth of "Firriato" grew awards and prizes, which deservedly won the wine sector, and most importantly - growing love of consumers. Today, we can safely say that the company "Firriato" opened the world of Sicily and Sicilian wines. Therefore, in the world press winery "Firriato" proclaimed one of the most prestigious wine houses in Sicily.