CVA Aquilae Grillo - Cva Canicattì - Vini Siciliani

Aquilae Grillo

DOC Sicilia

A white wine, innovative in its flavor and freshness which embraces to the full versatility of an important species of vine in the Sicilian tradition. Well-defined and harmonious scents. On the palate decisive, fruity, with an appropriate acidic component.

Production

Wine Type: White
Grapes: 100% Grillo
Area of Production: Agrigento area, south west Sicily
Soil Type: sandy-silt soils, of medium consistency with an alkaline reaction due to the presence of limestone
Altitude of vineyards: from 200 m to 600 m a.s.l.
Averageage of vines: 15 years
Training System: predominantly vertical shoot positioning (VSP)
Plants/hectare: 4000-5000
Yield/hectare: 10 tonnes
Harvest: september

Vinification

Fermentation: steel tanks at a controlled temperature of 16ºC for 15 days
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 3 months in steel tanks
Bottle Ageing: 2 months before release

Food Pairing

delightful with Acquerello rice with nettles, spaghetti and sea urchins, fried cod, monkfish au gratin, beccaficu sardines, sole alla mugnaia and oven-baked grouper.

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