OUR DRIEST - Sicani Grillo


£19.60




Label: Sicani
Grape: Grillo

Intensity and elegance are the perfect mix of this wine. Wide bouquet of natural delicacy.

The sub-label "Timpune" means "top of the hill" where grapes used for this wine are grown.

Denomination

Sicilia Denominazione di Origine Controllata

Vinification

Cryomaceration of the destemmed grapes in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature of 4° C for 4-12 hours. Soft pressing of the grapes, static clearing of the must and fermentation at controlled temperature of 16°C in oak and acacia tonneaux.

Ageing 

In stainless steel tanks “sur lies”, 2 batonages a day. Final ageing in the bottle for 2 months.

Winemakers Notes 

Grillo vines are the flagship of our varieties. For this wine we have chosen the highest hill in order to exalt its freshness and flavour. We put it into tonneaux to trap its body giving it a delicate note of oak and acacia. Such good care for a wine symbol of western Sicily. Intensity and elegance are the perfect mix of this wine. Wide bouquet with a natural delicacy.

Food Matching

The most refined fish and vegetable-based pastas are the perfect match for this wine. The hallmark dish to paired with grillo is grilled swordfish. Quite surprising how it can wedge itself in among the flavours of the Sicilian cuisine.

Technical Data

Alcohol 13% vol.

Latest Awards

Bibenda 2016 : 3 grapes

Japan Wine Challenge 2015: bronze


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