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Tenute Nicosia - Fondo Filara

This large selection of organic wines, made from the principal Sicilian grape varieties grown on Etna and in the Vittoria area, represent the highest expression of Cantine Nicosia’s production philosophy: the utmost respect for the raw materials and great Sicilian winemaking history, the development of precious native grape varieties and the lands most suitable for their cultivation, the sustainable production carried out both in the vineyards and the cellar.

Fondo Filara

Organic Insolia

DOC Sicilia

Straw-yellow with golden highlights, it has a fresh and intense bouquet with hints of banana and yellow flowers. Notes of exotic fruits are perceived by the palate where the wine reveals its fullness, savouriness and good structure. Insolia is a grape variety of ancient origins commonly found in Sicily.

Grape varieties: Insolia

Vineyards: medium-textured soil tends mainly to clay; training system: guyot

Raccolta: by hand into crates, in September

Maceration: the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 12 hours; after destemming, they are pressed softly

Fermentation: after a 48-hour settling process, the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature of 15-18°C for approximately 20-25 days

Ageing: in stainless steel vats on fine lees and approximately 2-3 months in the bottle

Alcohol content: 13% vol.

Colour: straw-yellow with golden highlights

Nose: fresh and intense bouquet with hints of exotic fruit and yellow flowers

Palate: fullness, savouriness and a good structure

Food Pairings: wonderful with seafood dishes, raw fish, white meats, grilled vegetables and soft cheeses

Serving temperature: 10°-12°C

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