Vinisola Shalai Pantelleria Moscato Spumante Demi sec Millesimato DOP
A sparkling wine from only Zibibbo grapes, rich with the scents, sea and sun of Pantelleria, with all the fragrance of Zibibbo, Mediterranean fruits and citrus.
Balanced and warm, already at the first sip it fills the heart and senses with deep and satisfying joy, Shalai is the Sicilian dialect expression representing the feeling of intense fulfillment and deep pleasure that should be the natural right of every person of taste.
Grapes : Zibibbo
Appellation: Pantelleria DOP – Moscato spumante
Grapes: Zibibbo (Moscato di Alessandria)
Production Area: Pantelleria
Soil composition: Volcanic, sandy soil of alluvial origin with pumice
Average vineyard altitude: 200 m.a.s.l. (50 to about 350)
Production per ha: 40/50 q.li
Grape yield in wine: 70% maximum
Plants per hectare: 2,500
Cultivation: Pantelleria creeping sapling, grown by hand
Average age of the vines: 50/60 years
Harvest period: end of August, first decade of September
Vinification: Manual harvesting of grapes in boxes, destemming, maceration at controlled temperature
at 20° from 24 to 72 hours, soft pressing and first fermentation in steel silos.
The wine is then passed through an autoclave.
Foaming : refermentation in autoclave
Aging/refining: In autoclave for 6 months
Color: More or less intense straw yellow, with pastel green highlights
Nose: Characteristic of zibibbo grapes, Mediterranean flowers, citrus, with notes of white peach and sage
Taste: Sweet aromatic, savory with full, lingering aftertaste and a pleasant finish
of grilled bread
Alcohol: 11% vol.
Sugars: 36 g/l
Total acidity: 6.5 g/l
Annual production in hl: 24
Longevity: 4 years
Serving temperature: 8 degrees
Pairings: Raw fish appetizers and crudités, perfect with oysters, groom desserts.
Great in all moments of joy.
Sparkling method: Martinotti – Charmat, which enhances the characteristics of fruitiness, freshness
and aromaticity of the Zibibbo grape variety.