Pietra Nera, Marco de Bartoli 2018

Pietra Nera, Marco de Bartoli 2018

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Marco De Bartoli is considered one of Sicily’s winemaking pioneers for his long-standing commitment to the native Sicilian white grape varieties, Grillo and Zibibbo which are produced on two separate estates: the first in Marsala, in western Sicily, the other on the small island of Pantelleria, south-west of Sicily. His belief in the value of traditional methods of production of these grapes and their wines is complemented by his equally strong belief in the future of Sicily as one of Europe’s most vital viticultural areas.

Intense pale yellow, the nose is intense and complex with aromas of citrus, flowers, sage and capers. The palate is balanced and elegant and shows a wealth of fresh fruit and great intensity of flavours with a pleasant almond note.

Producer  Marco de Bartoli

Origin Marsala, Sicily, Italy

Grapes Zibbibo

Vintage 2018

Alcohol  11.5% ABV

Style Medium body white

Bottle size 750ml

Winemaking Manual harvested, destemmed, gently pressed and macerated for about 24 hours.  Controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats of 50hl capacity
with indigenous yeast.
 Matured for 6 months in stainless steel vats. Malolactic fermentation

Notes Organic not certified