Grillo del Barone
Wine produced with 100% Grillo grape, harvested in the “vigna delle Quojane” of 5,85 ha. Vines are trained by Guyot system with a density of 6.250 per hectare and with a low yield production of approximately 1,60 kg. per vine. It is vinified in stainless-steel vats.
With its brilliant yellow colour with light gold and green flashes, Grillo del Barone boasts a complex nose of exotic fruits, white peach, hawthorn, sage and balsamic herbs. Bright acidity and minerality pleasantly melted in a perfect balance enhanced by a long fruity finish. First harvest 2003.
Wine: White wine Grillo DOC SICILIA.
Alcohol Content: 13 % vol.
Production: 20.000 bottles.
Grape Varieties:: Grillo 100%
Vineyard: Vigna delle Quojane 5,85 ha. 325 mt. asl 6.250 vines/ha Grillo 2,50 ha
Location: Erice DOC Wineroute
Soil Composition: calcareous, clay to medium texture, scattered with gravel and stone elements
Vine breeding system: Guyot
Vine density: 6.250 vines/ha
Average yield: 90 Q.li/ha. 1,60Kg. per vine
Harvest: by hand approximately September 5th/September 10th
Vinification process: In white at 14/16°C temperature thermo-controlled fermentation
Ageing: 3 months in bottle