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Dyrkning af Zibbibo-druer på øen Pantelleria, Sicilia
Region: Sicilia
Zone: Contea di Sclafani DOC
Wine:

Contea di Sclafani Grillo DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: White wine
Taste: Semi dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 10.5%
Storage potential: No saving potential

This white wine is primarily made from the local grape, Grillo (85-100%), and local green grapes can also be used (0-15%).

The color is more or less intense, straw yellow, and it has an elegant and subtle aroma. The taste is dry and well structured.

Goes well with, and the Spumante version is well suited for pasta, soup and white meat.

Note:
All white wines in Contea di Sclafani are also produced as Dolce, where the minimum alcohol concentration must be 11%. The color is intense straw yellow, the aroma characteristic and intense, the taste velvety and balanced.

If the grapes are harvested after October 1 of the harvest year, they are dried on the vine. Afterwards, the must is vinified in oak barrels (for a mandatory 6 months), and the finished result is indicated by the label designation ”Vendemmia Tardiva” (late harvest).

Vendemmia Tardiva is a dessert wine that color wise spans from straw yellow amber. The aroma is characteristic, intense and persistent, and the taste soft, harmonious and mellow. The minimum alcohol concentration is 18%.

All white and rosé wines are also available as Spumante, where the second fermentation has either been done according to Metodo Classico or Metodo Martinotti (Charmat). The minimum alcohol concentration is 11.5%.These wines are served as aperitifs.

Great dishes to have with Contea di Sclafani Grillo DOC

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