Cæles Cataratto is an organic wine that unites nature, respect for the local area and quality. The combination of soil and climate conditions and cultivation practices gives life to this certified organic wine. It is a vivid example of an organically produced bright yellow fresh wine, characterized by herbaceous hints, fine acidity and a good structure giving fruity tones of unspoilt nature.
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|Wine style||Dry white wine|
|Maturation||3 months “sur lie”, on fine lees in stainless steel tanks followed by 2 months in the bottle.|
|Pairs with||Excellent as aperitivo. Perfect with seafood and fish dishes. Serve at 14 C.|
The Firriato company is one of the largest wine producers in Sicily, currently owning 6 wineries located in various parts of Sicily with very different terroir, which allows the company to produce very different wines. The philosophy has since the start of the company in the 1980’ies been to produce high quality wines, mainly based on indigenous grapes. The innovative Firriato wines have significantly supported the fame and global acceptance of Sicilian wines and made Firriato one of the most famous Sicilian wine producers.
After lengthy years of observation and experimentation, Firriato found the ideal location for the cultivation of Catarratto in the Borgo Guarini Estate. There the calcareous soils with their presence of clay and red marl are characterised by their reduced fertility and humidity. The combination of soil and climate conditions and cultivation practices gives life to the certified organic Cæles Cataratto wine. It is a vivid example of organically produced wine, characterised by herbaceous hints with a good structure giving fruity tones of unspoilt nature.
Colour: Bright yellow with greenish shades.
Bouquet: Fresh and powerful, it exalts clear flowery broom hints, deliciously melted together with fruity notes of white peach and mature pear.
Flavour: It’s a touch of Nature into mouth, discovering delicate herbal nuances and a well defined texture. With a great personality, made of freshness and aroma, it envelops the palate in a way that only the organic farming is able to express.
Longevity 3-5 years