Grillo wine dominates almost the whole white production of the area of Trapani, in western Sicily. It’s a resistant vine and it produces robust and fragrant wines.
Sicilian white wine Grillo, a wine with many identities
It is a young variety, which is still going through a phase of research and experimentation.
Grillo, which from those grapes derives, loves contrasts: it is a dynamic and versatile wine.
Its charm lies precisely in the unresolved expressive tension between its elements, between acidity and rich sweetness of the fruit.
Organoleptic characteristics of Grillo wine
The bouquet of Grillo is generous, broad and envelops your nose with a warm fruit, broom and hawthorn, then scents of pine and plum, flowers, fruit and salt.
Serving temperature of Grillo wine
Like all full-bodied and savory white wines, but not very fragrant, serve it at a temperature of 10 degrees.
Grillo, which from those grapes derives, loves contrasts: it is a dynamic wine, versatile. Its charm lies precisely between acidity and rich sweetness of the fruit. It is a ductile grape, which lends itself to being shaped by the climate, the soil, the vineyard management and the cellar practices.
How to pair Grillo white wine with food
Grillo white wine is perfect with fish dishes, also raw. It tastes good with fresh cheese as well.
In Sicily, it's a must to drink Grillo white wine with fish. So, try it, you won’t regret !