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Altavilla della Corte Grillo Firriato

Obtained from 100% Grillo grapes, Altavilla della Corte di Firriato is a Sicilian white wine with a delicate perfume with notes of almond and melon and floral fragrances of lavender and broom.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
  • 2020
€9.00 (tax incl.) €7.38 (tax excl.)
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APPELLATION: D.O.C. Sicilia

GRAPE VARIETY: Grillo

VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani countryside – Borgo Guarini Estate

SOIL COMPOSITION: Medium mixture, mostly clayey

EXPOSURE: The vineyards have westerly exposure (250 mts. above sea lev.)

TRAINING SYSTEM: Cordon trained, spur pruned/ Guyot

VINES PER HECTARE (EA): 4.500/5.000

YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 8.000/8.200 kg

HARVEST PERIOD: Hand picking - 3rd week of August and 1st week of September

FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 16-18°C

PERIOD OF FERMENTATION: 15-18 days

VINIFICATION: Soft pressing, fermentation at controlled temperature

MATURATION: 3 months “sur lie” in stainless steel with daily shaking

MATURATION BOTTLE: 4 months

ALCOHOL: 12.60% vol.

PH: 3.06 (average)

TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.68 g/l (average)

FIRST PRODUCED VINTAGE: Vintage year 1988

VINTAGE PRODUCTION: 200.000 bottles

COLOR: Randpale straw yellow color, with lively greenish shades.

NOSE: The fruit is full and well-defined; it blossoms slowly with hints of tangerine and grapefruit, almonds, yellowfleshed fruit, melon, sage, lavender, and broom flowers, in an exciting crescendo.

PALATE: Composite and reserved by vocation and lineage, its guiding light is its harmony, which unfolds softly yet confidently, gradually revealing a slight yet unrelenting and soothing minerality.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 10-12°C

RECCOMENDED GLASS: For white wines with good texture, slightly bell-shaped and narrow rim

Bottled at the origin by Firriato Srl Paceco (TP) - ITALY



Alcohol level
12.5%
Cellars
Firriato
Grapes
Grillo
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Sicilia DOC
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