During the Spanish rule, a count crossed Sicily and reached Matarocco, a dense cloud of houses crossed by a winding road dating back three centuries and famous for the culinary specialties of ancient origin that captivated him. Since then, he committed to pass on to generations to come the recipe for excellence of that place: the Matarocco, a typical peasant tomato dish known only in Marsala, used as a condiment for pasta and bruschetta and that housewives still prepare today according to tradition. This line is dedicated to the encounter between the Earl and Matarocco, and has been created to celebrate the best Sicilian cultivar, Grillo, Inzolia, Grecanico, Alcamo white, Nero d'Avola, Frappato, Syrah. We propose a selection of this wine line.
Catarratto 85%, Chardonnay 10%, Inzolia 5%
The grapes are soft pressed and fermentation takes place at a low temperature (16°C). After the vesting period at a controlled temperature in steel tanks, the wine is left to age for one month in the bottle.
One month in bottle.
Alcohol content: 12 % vol.
The color is deep yellow with greenish hues; the blend creates tropical fruits scents, with slight hints of lemon; the palate is enveloping, fresh and fragrant.
It’s excellent with shellfish, fish dishes and grilled vegetables.
Serving temperature 8°C