Garì Grillo Brut
IGT Terre Siciliane
Bursting with aromas and flavour, Passoluna represents all the warmth, brilliance and exuberance of Sicilian nature. A white wine with great aromatic concentration, that conveys our island’s most intense emotions, a land situated in the heart of Mediterranean sea, rich with dazzling beauty, sunny vineyards and treasured vines. This blend of the native grapes Insolia and Zibibbo (also known as Moscato d’Alessandria) has a heady bouquet of floral scents with notes of cedar, exotic fruit, spices and honey. On the palate it is fresh, full and captivating, with a distinctive sapidity and rare delightfulness.
Grape varieties: Insolia 50% - Zibibbo 50%
Vineyards: The Insolia grapes are grown on sandy textured soils situated at about 200 m a.s.l. in south-eastern Sicily; the Zibibbo grapes come from hilly vineyards with chalky and clayey soils, located in the province of Trapani (western Sicily).
Maceration: the carefully selected grapes are cold macerated for 24 hours; after destemming, they are pressed softly
Fermentation: the juice is left to ferment at a controlled temperature for approximately 2 weeks
Ageing: In stainless steel vats on fine lees and approximately 2 months in the bottle
Colour: brilliant straw yellow
Nose: a very intense and aromatic bouquet with elegant floral and citrusy hints, notes of cedar, apricot, exotic fruit, spices, sage and honey
Palate: full, aromatic, enveloping, long-lasting taste, with great pleasantness
Food Pairings: excellent with citrus risotto, shellfish and seafood
Serving temperature: 10-12°C