Grillo

A fresh and young wine, with hints of citrus and prickly pear that immediately remind of the most authentic Sicilian atmosphere. The Grillo variety is the ideal wine for a light summer lunch or an aperitif in good company.

Formats 75 cl
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Territory of origin

Menfi, south-east of Sicily

Grape variety

100% Grillo

Classification

White Sicilia DOC

Harvest time

4th week of august

Vinification

After cryomaceration at 5-8°C for 4/6 hours, the must ferments at 16-18°C for 15/20 days in steel vats. Maturing for 4 months in steel vats.

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100% Grillo

Terroir

Vineyards are stretched along south and south-east facing hills on sand limestone soils

Altitude

80-250 mt above sea level

Vine density

Espalier-grown and guyot-pruned, planting density is of 4000-4500 plants/ha.

ALCOHOL X% by VOLUME

13% vol

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Winemaker's advices

Tasting notes

The wine is straw-yellow with green reflections. On the nose it is intense and vibrant with scents of fruits and Sicilian citrus fruits as loquat, prickly pear, grapefruit and notes of basil. On the palate it is fresh, intense and pleasant.

Service temperature

10 - 12°C

Fresh

Structured

Dry

Sweet

Pairings

Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Vegetables

Pasta with seafood

Pasta with seafood

Roasted swordfish

Roasted swordfish

Products

The ability
to choose

The study on the grapes’ behavior and the intense micro-vinification activities have led to the introduction of several wines into the product line, some of which, unique for the Sicilian panorama.