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