With good fresh flavour, delicate citrus fruit bouquet and clean aftertaste, this makes an attractive inexpensive white. Grecanico, related to the garganega of Soave and greco di tufo, has adapted well to the Sicilian climate.
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Grape variety: 100% Grecanico
Classification: Bianco Sicilia DOC
Soil: Sandy and medium texture
Yield per hectare: 10000 - 11000 kg / ha
Density per hectare: 4000 - 4500 plants / ha
Altitude: 80 - 250 m a.s.l.
Vineyard exposure: South, south-east
Vinification: Cryomaceration of the grapes, fermentation in steel tanks at 16-18 ° C
Maturation: 3 months in steel tanks at controlled temperature (10 ° C)
Refinement: 3 months in bottle
Color: Straw yellow with vivid greenish reflections
Nose: Intense aromas of orange blossom, citrus, lemon, cedar, mixed with a slight perception of thyme
Taste: Light, fresh and savory, like the breeze coming from the sea
Alcohol content: 12.5% vol
Serving temperature: 10-12 ° C
Pairings: Light cheeses, vegetable tabbouleh, white meats and fish appetizers