Aromas of lemon, marzipan and wet stone.


A lively, long, and concentrated palate.

Growing Conditions

This Grillo is organically farmed and from a single site in central Sicily. The vines are planted in a clay rich soil at high elevation (550m) to preserve freshness. The vineyard called 'Rocce di Pietra Longa' for the long rock that sit in the middle of the vineyard.

Clay-rich soil (clay 44.0%, sand 36.4%, silt 19.6%) with coarse rock fragments and outcrops, sub-alkaline pH, and coherent structure.

Elevation: 1,800 feet (550 m) above s.l.
Vineyard surface: 9.56 acres (hectares 3.87)
Agronomic approach: Certified organic
Planting system: Espalier system, 5,200 plants/hectare
Pruning system: Simple Guyot system, vineyard management by Simonit & Sirch method
Planting year: 2004
Main exposure: South-East


Manually harvested into small boxes. Late August, firs days of September

Yield per ha: 4 tons/hectare


2 months in bottle prior to release


Soft crushing into stainless steel


On its own lees for 7 months in stainless steel


Pale straw yellow

Food Pairing

Pairs well with seafood, pasta, or roasted chicken.