ARIDDU Italian organic white wine 0.75 l - Valdibella
Grillo / Sicilia DOC / organic farming / ICEA certification
Grillo is a typical variety of western Sicily, especially of the province of Trapani.
It is a recent vine since its origin is attributed in 1869 to the famous Sicilian scientist Antonio Mendola, after having selected several crosses between Catarratto and Zibibbo.
:: - Area of origin - ::
Sicily, Camporeale (Pa)
:: - Grape variety - ::
:: - Winemaking - ::
The grapes are harvested by hand and transported to the cellar in small baskets, where they are de-stemmed and kept in contact with the skins overnight at 8 ° C. The next day the grapes are pressed and the freshly racked must is added with naturally fermented must, prepared in the previous days with grapes from the same vineyard. Fermentation lasts about 20 days at a temperature of 15 ° C. After fermentation, the wine is aged for the winter and the following spring in steel before bottling.
:: - Aging- ::
6 months in steel
:: - Organoleptic characteristics - ::
Color: straw yellow with golden reflections. Nose: subtle and delicate aromas with hints of grass and a light touch of citrus; Taste: a very generous, elegant, well balanced wine with persistent sensations.