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Fileno

DOC Sicilia

A new interpretation of the Grillo grapes, growing at a middle altitude. Representing in an excellent way this autochthonous varietal, which expresses the typical characteristics of our territory in a modern and pleasant way.

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 VSP (vertical shoot positioning), with renewable spurred cordon espalier
Yield/hectare: 9 tonnes
Harvest: September

Vinification

Fermentation: September
Malolactic fermentation: not carried out
Ageing: 3 months in concrete tanks
Bottle Ageing: 2 months before release

Food Pairing

delightful with raw shrimps and grilled bluefish. It also blends beautifully with sea urchin spaghetti or even pasta with “pesto trapanese”.

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