VINE VARIETY: 100% Grillo.
AREA OF ORIGIN: Western Sicily.
CLASSIFICATION: Quality assurance label (DOC – Controlled Designation of Origin).
SOIL: Medium-textured soil, nearly clayish.
ALTITUDE: 250-300 metres above sea level.
VINEYARD: Counter-espalier training with Guyot pruning system.
CLIMATE: Mild and rainy winters, hot and windy summers.
GRAPE HARVEST: Early September. Manual harvesting.
VINIFICATION: Destemming and soft pressing of the grapes, cryomaceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature. Maturation in stainless steel tanks for 4 months, then bottling and commercialization.
ORGANOLEPTIC PROPERTIES: Straw yellow with green reflexes. Intense and persistent scents with remarkable fruity and citrus notes. Balanced and fresh on the palate.
FOOD PAIRING: Excellent with seafood appetizers, first and second fish courses and fresh cheese.
TEMPERATURE: Serve at 8°-10° C.
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12,5% – 13% vol.