Arusa IGP Terre Siciliane
Arusa is a Sicilian word (‘A rusa) meaning “the rose”. It is Vigna Nica’s Rosé. Its seductive colour intrigues the eye. Romantic and intense like a woman in love, robust and bold just like the land where it was born.
Denomination: IGP Terre Siciliane Rosato
Grape Variety: Nero d’Avola and Nocera
Type of grapevine: pruned-spur vines
Agriculture: Organic with use of bio-dynamic treatment, no chemical intervention.
Harvest: early in the morning, in small 16-kilo cases. Hand-picked grapes.
Oenologist: Alessandro Pensabene.
Winemaking process: produced by pressing bunches of Nero d’Avola and Nocera grapes with white vinification technique in inert atmosphere; clarification through static decantation and fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks.
Aging: 6 months in stainless steel tanks.
Colour: Pale pink.
Nose: intense, with strawberry, raspberry and rose aroma.
Taste: fresh, balanced, full and persistent.