Calaventana from Firriato is a star from the historical wine-producing region of Alcamo DOC in western Sicily. Made from the native Catarratto grape, this wine is delicate and elegant, with a fresh balanced floral bouquet. It confirms itself as a classic among the classics of quality Sicilian winemaking. It is an admirably fine, fresh and easy to drink wine.
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|Wine style||Dry White wine|
|Pairs with||Great as an aperitif, to light starters e.g. with fish , to fried fish and soft cheeses. Serving temperature 12 C.|
|Alcohol||13,0 % vol.|
The Firriato company is one of the largest wine producers is 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 Sncilian wines and made Firriato one of the most famous Sicilian wine producers.
This wine is delicate and elegant, with a fresh balanced floral bouquet. It confirms itself as a classic among the classics of high quality Sicilian oenology. Characteristics: consistent with the variety, which has always been one of Sicily’s best known wine expressions, it is an admirably fine, fresh and balanced wine, which is uniquely rewarding and refreshing like the pure and crystal-clear water of an ancient glacier.
Colour: Beautifully intense straw yellow with greenish shades.
Bouquet: The nose offers well-defined notes of white peach, almond, plum and pear, lemon zest and cedar, acacia and broom flowers, aromatic herbs, thyme and marjoram, which draw a fine and intriguing aromatic picture.
Flavour: The liveliness of its taste is its distinctive hallmark and reveals all the makings of a star; dynamic, tangy, with distinct notes of sea breeze balanced by the mellowness of the fruit; uniquely pleasant mouthfeel.
Longevity 3-5 years