Grillo

 synonims: Riddu, Ariddu.

 

single varietal: A straw yellow-colored wine with green reflections, it has instant freshness, with scents of grapefruit and Mediterranean aromas. The complexity of the territory of origin can be perceived at once when sampled, and has a persistence of its taste and smell.

The 100% Grillo wines have straw yellow color with green reflections, it is fresh to the palate, with the scent of grapefruit and Mediterranean aromas. The complexity of the terroir can be perceived at once, and flavor and perfume are persistent. This white grape variety is typical of Western Sicily. It is best known as the base grape for Marsala and for the production of local table wine.  Starting in the 1990s this grape has been widely revaluated. It is found almost exclusively in the province of Trapani, where 5,000 hectares (12,355 acres) of the 5,600 total hectares (around 1,383 acres) cultivated in the whole region are found.

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