Varietal: Grillo 100%
Color: deep yellow, from maceration with the skins.
Bouquet: mature grapes with hints of exotic fruit and apricot.
Taste: rich, fragrance of sun heated cedar.
Vinification and ageing: Temperature controlled spontaneous fermentation in steel vats. 25 days on the skins and one year on the yeasts
Ageing: 6 months in bottle.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE: 13°C
Unusual. Boiled egg, cantaloupe and ham. Seafruit pasta, grilled fish.
Origin: Contrada Virzì, Monreale, Palermo
Map Sheet 142
Altitude: 300 m above sea level
Training system: Guyot
Density: 5.000 plants per hectare
Year of planting: 1996
Harvest: August – September
Yield: 45 hl/hectare