Grillo "SurSur" DOC Sicilia Donnafugata
Grillo Sur Sur Donnafugata Sicilia
The Grillo “SurSur” DOC of the Donnafugata cellar is a refined and delicate white wine produced by the Grillo grapes. It is characterized by a light and very fresh body, in addition to fresh spring fruits aromas and also some citron ones, with a very mineral taste.
The Donnafugata cellar in located in the fascinating Sicilian west hinterland. In this large company area there are both the cultivated vines areas than the production laboratory and cellar for the conservation and refinement of the wine. This location is very refined, with a great professionalism and a perfect balance between the tradition and the innovation.
Characteristics of the wine
The white Grillo SurSur wine is produced with the 100% Grillo grapes which makes it very fresh and fruity with some white peach and grapefruit aromas in addition to aromatic herbs.
The refinement of the white wines of the Donnafugata cellar is appreciable for the proof which is around 13 degrees. As already said, this wine is produced with 100% Grillo grapes.
The Grillo grapes are picked at the end of August. After a soft pressing the must is left fermenting under temperature control. It follows a refinement in tanks for some months and finally 2 months of bottle refinement before the commercialization.
It has bright but weak straw yellow color. It has a fresh and fruity scent with some white peach and grapefruit aromas in addition to aromatic herbs. The taste is wide and clean, with a perfectly integrated taste and a delicate softness.
It has to be match mostly with sea food, with vegetarian main courses and roasted fish. It is perfect with the cold soup of fresh broad bean and with roasted bread with rosemary. These are typical courses of the local cook. It has to be served both at 9°C because it concentrate the tastes and at 11°C because it spreads all its delicate flavors.