Miopasso Grillo Appasimento
Miopasso Grillo Appassimento Sicilia DOC
Making a dry, white Appassimento style wine is really something quite new and different.
After much careful experimentation, we discovered that the local Grillo grape is perfectly suited to making Appassimento style wines.
On the nose there are notes of dried fruits and nuts, with hints of oranges and grapefruit. The palate is soft and well-rounded, with touches of honey on the long finish.The colour is straw yellow with flecks of gold.
Grapes: The Grillo grapes are very carefully hand-picked several times over, some when they have reached the peak of maturity, others after they have been left on the vines until they have lost the required amount of weight through drying.
Vineyard area: Our Grillo grapes are grown in the top white grape producing area around Marsala.
Harvest: All the grapes are hand-picked in mid-September.
Vinification: Following a very gentle de-stemming, we leave the wine to decant for about 24 hours and then fermentation takes place at about 17-18C° for about 12-15 days. The wines rests on the fine lees for about 3-4 months before bottling.
Soup, Boiled Fish, Raw Fish, Grilled Fish, Roast Fish, Steamed Fish, Boiled
Alcohol: 12.5% VOL
Grape Varieties: Grillo
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