This organic white wine is produced with selected grapes of Grillo, one of the finest native Sicilian varieties. With an intense straw-yellow colour, has a fragrant bouquet of fruity notes and aromatic herbs, such as mint and nettle. On the palate displays a great freshness and fullness with a typical saline character and a good persistence.
Grape varieties: Grillo
Vineyards : sandy soil, situated at approximately 200 m above sea level; training system: guyot
Harvest : 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 : intense straw-yellow
Nose : an engaging bouquet of citrus fruit and aromatic herbs
Palate : a soft, refreshing and lingering taste
Food Pairings : it pairs perfectly with seafood, shellfish, lobster, but also with vegetables and fresh or soft cheeses
Serving temperature : 10°-12°C