ALAKÌ GRILLO D.O.C. SICILIA – Dimore di Giurfo

Alakì Grillo D.O.C. SICILIA

TECHNICAL PROFILE

  • APPELLATION OF ORIGIN: Sicilia D.O.C. Designation of Origin Controlled
  • TYPE OF WINE: White.
  • GRAPE SOURCE: Licodia Eubea(CT).
  • VARIETAL: 100% Grillo.
  • VINEYARD YEAR: 2003.
  • ALTITUDE: 500 meters above sea level.
  • MICROCLIMATE: Rainy winters with moderate temperatures, and dry hot summers.
  • SOIL: Medium texture soil with a tendency to compact, interspersed with limy tufa.
  • YIELD PER HECTARE: 8 tons.
  • CULTIVATION SYSTEM: Espalier.
  • PLANTING DENSITY: 4.000 – 5.000 plants per hectare.
  • HARVEST PERIOD: At the middle of September.
  • VINIFICATION: In white with soft pressing.
  • FERMENTATION TANKS: Stainless-steel, 150 hl. capacity.
  • FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 15 – 18°C.
  • AGING: Refining in stainless steel, followed in bottle.
  • MACERATION PERIOD: 5 /8 days on skins.
  • ALCOHOL CONTENT: 12.00% vol.
  • COLOR: Yellow straw wine
  • BOUQUET: Floral with hints of jasmine
  • TASTE: savory and justly acid.
  • SERVING TEMPERATURE: 14 – 16°C.
  • FOOD TO PAIR WITH: Hors d’oeuvres and seafood, fish and shellfish.
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