Classification: DOC Sicilia
Grapes: Grillo 100%
Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).
Soil type: medium texture soil, rich of limestone and good mineral endowment.
Altitude: 200/250 meters a.s.l.
Viticulture: vertical trellis system with a medium-high plant density (5000 vines/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: from 1st to 2nd week of september. depending each year on the ripening of grapes.
Vinification: extremely soft pressing with membrane press, followed by static clarification of the must and fermentation at controlled temperatures (16°-17°C) in stainless steel tanks.
Ageing: 4/5 months in stainless steel tanks in “sur lies”, then in bottle for at least 2/3 months.
Alcohol content: 12,5%
- Visual: straw yellow with greenish reflection.
- Olfactory: scents of Citrus fruit and pineapple
- Taste: in line with olfactory sensations, fresh with salinity and minerality
Pairing: excellent with first course of fish and fish fry
Serving Temperature: 8°/10° C