Ridente Frizzante Bott

Ridente Frizzante

IGP (Indicazione Geografica Protetta) Terre Siciliane

 

Grapes used: Moscato, Catarratto.
Harvest: Moscato early August, Catarratto first of October. Manual collection in boxes.
Bottling: Single batch.
 
FERMENTATION
Method: At controlled temperatures in stainless.steel tanks. for at least 15 days.
Malolattica: No.

TASTING NOTES
Colour: straw yellow.
Aroma: fragrant with hints of cyclamen and white flowers.
Taste: sapid, slightly sweet, with a perfect balance between acidity and vivacity.
 
ACCOMPANIMENT
deal with all dishes of modern gastronomy. Great outside meals.
To serve at 6°-8°C.
 

 

catarratto-moscato uva

Catarratto: Sicilian native white berry wine, it is mostly present in the area near Trapani. Its origin is lost in the mists of time and its one of the oldest vine varieties present in Sicily. Its name means “abundance” because of the large quantity of grapes the vine produces.

Moscato: Originally from the Middle Easterne part of the Mediterranean area, it was brought to Sicily by the ancient Greeks. Its name means “muscum”, musk in Latin, because of the musky scent of its grapes.

The size of the grapes is variable. The color is greeninshyellow. It is usually cultivated on dry calcareous soils with a scarce presence of clay. It has a high sugar concentration.