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Assuli 2014 'Astolfo' Grillo (White)

Tasting Notes:

  • Visual: bright yellow straw with greenish reflections
Olfactory: wide fruity bouquet with notes of tropical fruit, especially pineapple and citron

  • Taste: fresh, intense and persistent with armonic saltinity and minerality
  • Pairing: excellent with starters and main courses of fish, shellfish and soft cheese
Serving Temperature: 12°/13°C

Additional Details:

  • Classification: IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) Terre Siciliane.

  • Grapes: Grillo 100% 

  • Production area: Mazara del Vallo (TP), northwestern Sicily (Italy).

  • Soil type: medium texture soil, rich in limestone and good mineral endowment.

  • Altitude: 200/250 meters a.s.l.

  • Viticulture: vertical trellis system with a medium-high plant density (5000 vines/ha)
Climate: insular-mediterranean with mild winters and breezy summers.

  • Harvest period: from 1st to 2nd week of september, depending each year on the ripering of the grapes
  • Vinification: extremely soft pressing with membrane press, followed by static clarification of the must, fermentation at controlled temperatures (18°/20°C) partly in stainless steel tanks and partly in untoasted french oak barriques
  • Ageing: first 6 months of French oak barriques (ca 25% of the wine) in “sur lies”, then in bottle for at least 3/4 months
750 ml bottle
$25.95 by the bottle
Alcohol/Vol. 13.50 %
Produced By: Assuli
Bottles Per Case: 6
Deposit: $0.20 per bottle
Varietal: Grillo
Region: Sicily
Sugar Content: 2.00 g
Hold: Drink now or hold up to 3 years
Availability: 2-3 Days

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