Grillo

Grillo

IGT Terre Siciliane


Grapes: Grillo.
Denomination: IGT Terre Siciliane
Production area: Sicily
Alcohol content: 12,5%

ORGANOLEPTIC FEATURES:

Colour: straw yellow with golden shades.
Bouquet: intense and pleasant, with notes of exotic fruit and spicy hints.
Taste: fresh and pleasantly soft, well balanced with persistent aftertaste.
Serving Temperature: 10°-12° C
Serving suggestions: fish dishes, such as smoked salmon, tuna and swordfish, first course, spicy white meats.

VINEYARDS

The vineyards are located on hills at 300 – 400 metres above sea level and are cultivated with Guyot system with 4,200 plants per hectare.

VINIFICATION

The harvest of the grapes takes place on the first decade of September. Soft pressing, destamming and fermentation at controlled temperature of 15°C.

THE WINE

A varietal native to Sicily, Grillo is the most wide-spread and famous white varietal on the island and was historically used for production of Marsala.