Grappoli del Grillo 2017 - Marco De Bartoli
Grappoli del Grillo is a Grillo-based white wine. The color is intense straw yellow. The nose shows fruity and floral aromas with nuances of wild flowers and exotic fruit. In the mouth it is fleshy, balanced, fresh with a slightly almond finish.
Alcohol content: 13%.
Aging: 12 months in French oak barrels, with yeasts in suspension, 6 months in the bottle.
Availability: In stock
I Grappoli del Grillo - Marco De Bartoli
In 1990, Marco began producing his first white table wine from Grillo grapes, an austere vine, used only for the production of Marsala. The Cricket makes it possible to obtain wines of great structure, body complexity and longevity. Grape harvest takes place in the first week of September with a rigorous manual selection of grapes. Soft pressing to make a must that remains naturally cold for 48 hours. The clear part begins with the fermentation, with indigenous yeasts at controlled temperature, initially in steel tanks, then in French oak barrels, in order to preserve its primary aromas and to enhance its bouquet during the aging period. 12 months in barrels in the presence of the yeast in suspension up to its maturity. The Grappoli del Grillo is intense straw yellow. The nose shows fruity and floral scents with nuances of wildflowers and exotic fruit. In the mouth is chilled, balanced, fresh with a light almond finish.
It is advisable to serve it at a temperature of 12/14 ° in tulip glasses. Wine to drink at once but it's amazing to taste it after 10 years of refinement in the bottle.
To be combined with traditional Sicilian dishes such as swordfish rolls, first mollusc-style dishes, to try with a sauté of mussels and clams.
Winery: Marco De Bartoli
You can not speak of Marco De Bartoli without associating his name with that of Marsala, and especially his wonderful Old Samperi. It was he who led the rebirth of this wine for decades in purgatory and associated with the worst names. Marco was a volcano, a dreamer, he liked to talk, and with everyone he talked about his beautiful Sicily, about his wine and was very angry when he thought of the end of Marsala. Since 2011, the company is led by Renato, Sebio and Giuseppina's children, who carry out with love and passion the project initiated by Marco. The vineyards are located 12 km from Marsala and on the island of Pantelleria, in the Bukkuram district, which in Arabic means the father of the vineyard. Cultivated vineyards are only Sicilian native; From Grillo, used to produce the various versions of Marsala and the Samperi line, at the Zibibbo bred in Pantelleria and used for the pass and the Bukkuram line. The wines of De Bartoli tell of his land, his thousand projects, his tenacity and his will to win on all fronts.
|Production Area||Terre Siciliane IGT|
|Style of Wine||Medium bodied and scented|
|Aging||Aging in Barrels|
|Dimension||Bottle 0,75 L|
|Pairings||Appetizers, Appetizers, White meat, Crustaceans, Raw fish, Seafood, Game|