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Barraco Terre Siciliane Grillo 2018

Barraco Terre Siciliane Grillo

2018

In all likelihood the Grillo variety is not originally from the west of Sicily, but the fact remains...

2 for immediate dispatch. More, available on 22/07/2020

21.55

/ btl 0.75 L

Details for Barraco Terre Siciliane Grillo 2018

Type

Wine White

Wine region

Grapes

Producer

Alcohol content

13.5%

Bottle size and vintage

0.75 L - 2018

Review

In all likelihood the Grillo variety is not originally from the west of Sicily, but the fact remains that, particularly in the province of Marsala, this old vine has acquired a very remarkable reputation and has become the area's most representative grape.

Nino Barraco's Grillo originates from a vineyard which has special charm, growing on land of red earth covered with a fine layer of golden sand. Harvesting is carried out by hand when the grapes are perfectly ripe and afterwards are some days of maceration and manual crushing, wherein lies the artistry of the process. Fermentation takes place with indigenous yeasts and, in contact with its lees, the wine matures for several months and thereby gains complexity, vigour and the capacity to age over the years.

In the glass it offers a pleasant, deep yellow colour with golden glints. On the nose, the highlight is the complexity of its fruit notes (peach, apricot and tropical fruits), and others such as saffron, citrus fruits and almonds. On the palate it is complete, fresh and balanced, with a long finish that evokes again the aromas discerned on the nose. A wine which undoubtedly encounters its maximum expression when accompanying the starters and simple cuisine of Sicilian gastronomy.

Pasta alla norma / Cozze gratinate / Frittura di alici / Polpette di merluzzo

  • ViewGiallo paglierino / Riflessi dorati
  • Bouquet:Complesso / Frutti a polpa gialla / Nocciola / Note salmastre
  • Mouth:Fresco / Persistente / Equilibrato / Pieno
  • Optimum serving temperature:Between 6ºC and 8ºC

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by: milica ekemscic (18/04/2018) - Vintage 2016

excellent wine for afternoon

i really like its crispness and smoothness at the same time . very nice for refreshing late afternoon with some nibbles

Nino Barraco

Nino Barraco

Unique wines, with personality, character and clearly marked by territory. These are the premises formulated by Nino Barraco's winery, one of those which has made a bigger investment and to better effect in the organic production of its wines. Originating in Marsala, Nino Barraco's wines are some of Sicily's fundamentals, fruit of an entirely artisanal way of working, directed by Nino at each and every stage, from harvesting to ageing. Organic management of the vineyard, s...