Grillo White Wine

£13.00 Per Bottle

Produced using Sicily’s famous Grillo grape, this is an easy-drinking, elegant white.

Grillo is fresh, fruity and aromatic, with citrus flavours and white flower notes.

Its great balance of savoury tastes and acidity makes it the perfect pairing for smooth cheeses, light pastas and delicate risottos as well as white fish.

Weight 1300 g

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SKU: ITA-WINE-GRIL Categories: ,
Description

Flavour Profile/Aroma

Grillo is well-structured and well-balanced, with fruity hints of green apple and ripe melon, and mineral flavours. You’ll also pick up a subtle floral aroma and notes of jasmine that give the wine its softness and freshness.

Recommended food pairings

Balance this light and elegant white with a smooth, lemony cheese. We love Capability Brown, with its hints of lactic that give this blue-style cheese its softer taste.

Growing Conditions

100% Grillo grape is used for this wine. Grillo is the most famous of Sicily’s original white grape varieties, thanks to its floral aromas. It’s grown at different elevations, from sea level to its regions highest hills, each growing area giving the final wine its own individual character.

Winemaking notes

The Grillo grapes are harvested by hand and vinified in stainless steel tanks to keep the fruits fresh and pure. The wine is aged on the lees for a couple of months, before the grapes are destemmed and softly pressed to preserve the aromas and the acidity of the must.

Next, the juice is pressed off in a cool environment before it ferments for 15 days under temperature-controlled conditions. The wine is then rested in a tank for around four months. It is only filtered just prior to bottling to make sure it keeps its elegant aromas.

About the Winemaker

Colomba Bianca has become the largest Sicilian grower cooperative and the biggest Italian producer of organic wine since it was established in 1970. The winemaker owns vast areas of vineyard, but keeps to well-practiced micro-winemaking methods for quality and precision.

Head Winemaker Mattia Filippi keep a close eye on every process and every bottle, helping Colomba Bianca to quickly become one of the leading names in Italian organic winemaking.

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Delivery

Our utmost concern is get you the right cheese in the right condition right to your door. With that in mind please allow 3-5 working days for your cheese box to arrive.

However the package will be posted on a next day service so as not to spend too much time in transit. Each package will come with a gel ice pack to keep the temperature in the box as low as possible.

Please do contact us for any further info.