Varietal: Grillo 100%
Color: Luminous yellow, abundance of fine and persistent bubbles.
Bouquet: fresh and sweet as fruit. Pierced by a mineral streak, nuts and bread essence.
Taste: extreme freshness. Beautiful acid trail supported by a superb structure.
Vinification and ageing: temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless vats is carried out for 12 months prior to tirage, which prompts slow fermentation in bottle; a requirement of classic method. The bottles are kept in racks for 72 months to acquire that unmistakable bouquet.
excellent as an aperitif sparkling wine, exceptional with raw food, fish, baked fish and shellfish.
RECOMMENDED TEMPERATURE: 10°C
Origin: Contrada Virzì, Monreale, Palermo
Map Sheet 142
Altitude: 400 m above sea level
Training system: Simple Guyot espalier
Density: 5,000 plants per hectare
Year of planting: 2000
Yield: 35 hl/hectare