Classification: Sicilia Doc
Type wine: White
Grapes variety: Grillo
Aging process: 2 months in bottle
Aroma: Fruity, floral
Flavor: Fresh for acidity, of good persistence
Alcohol content: 13%
Gastronomic accompaniment: Appetizers and shellfishs
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The Grillo is a white grape variety very present in the western Sicily, from the multifaceted use and of high alcohol content. There are historical traces already in 1800 but it also suggests that the Phoenicians had started some production also on the island of Mozia. Already in the 30's, the plant these vines was spread throughout Sicily.
Features: medium-large leaf, pentagonal and five-lobed, the cluster has a conical shape and is generally winged, medium compact, with medium-sized berries, spherical and with thick skin and a little waxy, yellow-green color with rust-colored blotches.
|First year of production||Year 2015|
|Production Area||C.da Senia - C.da Motilla|
|Growth system||Espallier, cordon rammed|
|Planting density||4000/5000 vines/hectare|
|Yield for hectare||60-70 Q.li/Ha|
|Harvest period||End of second ten days of August|
|Vinification||Vinification in white, temperature-controlled maceration at a controlled temperature of 12-14 ° degrees.|
|Maturation||2 months in stainless steel vats|
|Aging process||Bottle-aged for 2-3 months.|
|Color||Yellow color with greenish reflections|
|Aroma||Fruity, floral, with pleasant hints of jasmine, citrus flowers and yellow flowers. In evolution the floral notes give space to a light roasting with hints of hazelnut. It reveals intense, complex and intriguing.|
|Flavor||Fresh for acidity, of good persistence, with citrus and floral flavors that accompany its closure; the taste is balanced, harmonious and savory.|
|Alcohol content||13% Vol.|
|Bottle||Flutês Altus Wine 75cl|
|Conservation||Bottle to be laid in vertical position|
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