Tenuta Rapitalà - Viviri Grillo 2019
Terroir: The Rapitalà Grillo is selected from vineyards sitting between 900 and 1300 feet, high on the slopes of the Rapitalà estate. Vines are trained using the traditional Guyot system in soils made up of clay, small pebbles and sand.
Vinification: Grapes are harvested in mid-August, slightly before reaching ripeness in order to retain a balance between sugar levels and acidity. To preserve freshness the grapes are pressed, fermented and aged in temperature controlled stainless steel vats.
Rapitala Grillo is an excellent choice with light pastas, vegetables, shellfish and grilled white meats.
Laurent de la Gatinais discusses Grillo
Additional Details editThe Grillo is golden yellow/green with a nose of herb, floral notes and citrus. Light and crisp on the palate with a clean refreshing finish.
- Appellation: Sicilia DOC
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- Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
- Soil: Loose clay, sand
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- Alcohol: 13%
- Ttl Acidity: 3.5 g/l
- Residual Sugar: 3.5 g/l
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- Sizes Available: 12/750ml
- Varietals: 100% Grillo
Recent News edit
Wine Enthusiast Rating: 88
Author: Kerin O'Keefe
Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2020
"Delicately scented, this has light aromas evoking Mediterranean herb, citrus and hawthorn. Savory and refreshing, the vibrant palate features ripe white stone fruit, Meyer lemon and saline notes alongside crisp acidity."