GRAPE: Grillo 100%

ORIGINAL AREA: Western part of Sicily in the Alcamo area, Tenute Piraino.

CLASSIFICATION: Sicily D.O.C. (Controlled Designation of Origin).

SOIL: Medium-textured tending to clay.

ALTITUDE: 250-300 metres above sea level.

VINEYARD: Counter-espalier with the Guyot pruning system.

CLIMATE: Mild and rainy winters, hot and windy summers.

GRAPE HARVEST: First two weeks of september. Hand harvest.

TYPE OF VINIFICATION: Destemming and soft pressing of the grapes, cryomaceration and fermentation at a controlled temperature. Maturation in stainless steel tanks for 4 months, then bottling and commercialization.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: Straw yellow with green reflexes. Of intense and persistent scents with remarkable fruity and citrusy notes to the palate energes a balanced persistent fresh taste.

FOOD PAIRING: Excellent with fish appetizers, first and second fish courses and fresh cheese.

TEMPERATURE: Serve at 8°-10° C

ALCOHOL: 12,5% – 13% vol