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 plants/ha).
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.
Harvest period: from the 1st to the 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 musts 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: bright golden yellow.
Olfactory: intense and elegant with scents of the flower blossom and citrus fruits.
Taste: round taste and fruity.
Pairing: excellent with first courses of fish and fish fry.
Serving Temperature: 8/10°C.