Bristace

Bristace

FACT SHEET

  • Type: White "Passito".
  • Classification: Typical geographical Indication of Calabria.
  • Vine: White Greco.
  • Production area: Calabria, east centre in the province of Crotone, in Cirò Marina "Timpa Bianca" resort.
  • Soil: clayey, calcareous.
  • 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, second decade of October dried on screens under the sun.
  • Yield per hectare of grapes: 30-40 q.li.
  • Vinification: destalking pressing, soft pressing, 30% yield in must flower on the grapes.
  • Ripening: elevage in French durmast barriques for 12 months.
  • Refining: two months in bottles at a controlled temperature.
  • Tasting: Colour – straw yellow. Scent – persistent aromas that recall dried figs, dry apricot, dates, honey and raisins. Flavour – sweet, spiced with a good persistent ending.
  • Alcoholic degree: 14% in vol.
  • Gastronomic coupling: accompanied by dry pastries and seasoned cheese.
  • Service temperature: 8-10 °C.