Cirò Bianco

Cirò Bianco

FACT SHEET

  • Type: White.
  • Classification: Guaranteed Quality.
  • Vine: White Greco.
  • Production area: Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone, in Cirò Marina "Timpa Bianca" resort.
  • Soil: white clay.
  • Altimetry: from 50 to 100 metres above sea level.
  • Plant breeding system: espalier with a density of understocks of 5600 plants per hectare.
  • Climate: Mediterranean, with mild winters and warm and dry summers.
  • Grape harvest: manual, end of September.
  • Yield per hectare of grapes: 80-90 q.li.
  • Vinification: destalking pressing, soft pressing, yield in must flower 60% on the grapes, followed by a fermentation at a controlled temperature.
  • Ripening: in stainless steel.
  • Refining: one month in bottles at a controlled temperature.
  • Tasting:Colour – straw yellow with soft greenish shades. Scent – fruity and perfumed, delicate, floral with scents referable to the Passionflower. Flavour – soft, fresh, sprightly, pleasantly harmonic.
  • Alcoholic degree: 12,5% vol.
  • Gastronomic coupling: it goes well with hors d'oeuvres and dishes based on fish.
  • Service temperature: 8-10 °C.