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Anthilia Donnafugata 2021 lt.0,75
Anthilia Donnafugata wine most drunk in the world, Anthilia Donnafugata is a blend prevalently Catarratto with straw yellow color, white wine DOC Sicilia.
Type White - IGT Sicilia
Alcohol level 12,5-13% vol.
Grapes Ansonica, 50%; Catarratto, 50%.
Trained in the counter-espalier system and pruned in spurred cordon. Average planting density, 5,000 vines per hectare (2,024 an acre), production of about 8,5 tons per hectare (3,4 tons an acre). Terrain of medium consistency.
Vinification The grapes, harvested in the first decade of September, are subjected to a soft pressing. The must is fermented at a controlled temperature and the wine fines in the bottle for a minimum period before release onto the market.
Description The wine shows a precise personality linked with extremely sweet and elegant fruity sensations and notes of yellow peaches and plums. On the palate, sapidity and softness unite.
Food matches Perfect if combined with lightly smoked fish, crustaceans, anchovies and introductory dishes. Excellent with tuna salad, eggplant rolls and stuffed mussels.
Three dishes Crustaceans in guazzetto (stewed in white-wine sauce). Tortino di cozze gratinate (gratined mussels). Canocchie in salsa di peperoni e parmigiano (mantis shrimp in sweet pepper and Parmesan sauce)
Serve In calici a tulipano di media ampiezza e media altezza, può essere stappato al momento, ottimo a 9–11°C, (48-52° F).
Curiosity The label displays the face of a woman, mysterious and fleeting, like the Elymian civilization. Anthilia is the name, given in the Roman period, to the city of <?xml:namespace prefix = "st1" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />Entella on the crest of the Rocca. Anthilia is also the name of a wine that is identified with the ancient territory where it originates. It is the first wine to have been conceived at Donnafugata and it remains today a special favorite of many admirers.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
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