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Colomba Platino

The Risignolo Estate

Colomba Platino is made with Insolia grapes grown on the Risignolo Estate. Created for the first time in 1959, this elegant white is fresh but at the same time bold and well structured. It is one of the best known whites for connoisseurs and clearly shows its close bond with its territory of origin.


PRODUCTION AREA - Western Sicily, towns of Salemi and Gibellina. Risignolo Estate.


TYPE - White.

CLASSIFICATION - Typical geographical indication (IGT Terre Siciliane).

SOIL - Mixed composition, mainly siliceous-clayey.

ALTITUDE - about 300 meters above sea level.

VINEYARD - Vertical shoot positioning trellised vines, with a density of 4,500 plants per hectare and low yield (50 - 60 hl/ha).

CLIMATE - Mild and wet winters with extremely dry and windy springs and summers with sharp differences in temperature.

HARVEST - By hand, from the 2nd to 4th week of September.

VINIFICATION - Very soft pressing of the grapes. Only the first pressing must is used. Slow fermentation at 16°-17°C for about 15 days and then long contact with yeasts.

AGEING - At controlled temperature up to spring to favor the natural clarification. For at least two months in bottle at controlled temperature.

Colour - bright straw yellow with greenish highlights.
Bouquet - intense, delightfully fruity, with character.
Flavour - fresh, balanced and persistent. Same scents perceived by the nose.

ALCOHOL: 12.5% vol*

(* Depending on the year, the analytical values may vary slightly)

RECOMMENDED WITH - Excellent with shellfish, seafood and fish.

1ST YEAR OF PRODUCTION - 1959 harvest.

Duca di Salaparuta, Insolia Sicilia 'Colomba Platino' DOC, 2021

SKU: 29947_2021
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