Catarratto 'Orange AV01' Rallo 2020

Catarratto Orange AV01 is a rich and intense Sicilian wine, with slightly orange tints and with a strong character, produced with spontaneous fermentation in acacia barrels and steel tanks and with maceration on the skins for 24 hours. It spings out scents of citrus fruits and mediterranea scrub. The taste is very fresh, structured and mineral. Organic Wine, made with old style traditional methods

22.00 €
Immediate availability

Characteristics

Denomination

Terre Siciliane IGT

Grape varieties

Catarratto 100%

Category

White Wines

Region

Sicily (Italy)

Alcohol content

11.0%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

20-years-old vine from Patti Piccolo area in Alcamo village, rooted in sandy soils at 350 metres above sea level, faced to South and South-East

Vinification

First soft pressing of the whole bunches, spontaneous fermentation in big acacia barrels for 3-4 days, second pressing with maceration on the skins for 24 hours and completion of alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks for 14 days, with malolactic fermentation. Without added sulphites and without filtrations

Aging

At least 6 monts in steel tanks

Production philosophy

Artisanal, Organic, No added sulfites or minimum, Orange Wine, Macerated on grape peel, Indigenous yeasts,

Additional notes

Contains sulfites , da agricoltura Italia o EU , Codice Operatore nr. A55H

Awards and accolades

Bibenda
2018
Gambero Rosso
2020
2 / 3

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
14°-16°C
When to open
To enjoy an artisanal wine at its best, we recommend you to let it 'breathe' at least 15-30 minutes before serving
Glass
Large Goblet
Large Goblet

Perfect for intense and strctured orange wines, which need oxygenation to open up and develop their intense and complex aromas

When to drink

When to drink

Evolving

Wine good to drink now, but that can have a beautiful evolution after resting for a while in your cellar

You can easily cellar it for 3-4 years

WHITE WINE CATARRATTO 'ORANGE AV01' RALLO 2020 DESCRIPTION

Colour Deep golden yellow, with light orange tints

Scent Rich, intense and deep, with scents of citrus peel, oriental spices, many aromatic herbs and Mediterranea scrub

Taste Very fresh, intense, structured, savory, mineral and almost salty, with light tannins on the finish

producer: Rallo

Main wines
Marsala, Grillo, Catarratto, Nero d'Avola
Foundation year
1860
Hectares of vineyards
110
Winery-owned grapes
100%
Annual production
420.000 bt
Enologist
Carlo Ferrini, Gaspare La Vela, Fabrizio Vella
Address
Via Vincenzo Florio, 2 - 91025 Marsala (TP)

Perfect to drink with

  • Risotto with Meat Sauce
  • Pasta-Vegetables Sauce
  • Smoked Fish Appetizers
  • Ham and salami
  • Aged Cheese