Colomba Bianca Kore Sicily Grillo 2019

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Colomba Bianca Kore Sicily Grillo 2019

Country - Italy

Region - Sicily

Grape Varieties - Grillo 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Colomba Bianca

Tasting notes - Bursting with Sicilian sunshine, this fragrant wine has a lifted bouquet of sun-ripened citrus and tropical fruits. Dry and crisp on the palate with a ripe roundness leading to a refreshing finish. 

Colomba Bianca Kore Sicily Grillo 2019

Bursting with Sicilian sunshine, this fragrant and layered wine has floral aromas of sun-ripened citrus and tropical fruits with a mouthwatering finish.

Producer Note

Established in 1970, Colomba Bianca is the largest Sicilian grower cooperative and the biggest Italian producer of organic wine, with more than 1,800 hectares dedicated to organically farmed vines. Colomba Bianca also has a further 7,500 hectares of vineyard, growing indigenous and international varieties. Despite their size, they engage a philosophy of micro-viticulture and micro-winemaking to ensure the ultimate precision, quality and expression of terroir. The stunning range of single variety and innovative blends are tailor made under the watchful eye of head winemaker Mattia Filippi. Dynamic and passionate, the Cantine is constantly evolving with investments in the vineyards and in the technology of their five specialist wineries. With their sights firmly fixed on the future of Sicilian wine, Colomba Bianca is rapidly becoming one of the leading names in organic winemaking in Italy.

Vintage

In 2018, the thermal trends that characterised the summer in Sicily brought about great freshness, which carried through into the wines. Favourable climatic conditions enabled the grapes to reach full maturity and as a result the wines are bright and vibrant.

Vineyard

Grillo is the illustrious grape of Sicily and here it is produced from chalky, south-facing vineyards from the southwestern part of the island. Here in these sun-drenched vineyards, the highest standards are attained through the use of innovative technology and the careful process of mapping the terroir according to the weather patterns, harvesting time, soils and vine age. The grapes undergo a sensory analysis and are hand harvested at the optimum maturity levels, according to the terroir and microclimate of the vineyard. They are then harvested into 20 kilogram containers, to prevent the grapes from being prematurely crushed. The vineyards are made up of distinct soil and climate conditions and range from sea-level up to 700 metres above sea level.

Winemaking

The grapes were handpicked at optimum maturity and then vinified in small stainless steel tanks to retain the freshness and purity of fruit of the Grillo variety. A soft pressing of the must took place at 12°C for 24 hours, followed by fermentation at 16°C with selected yeasts. The wine rested in tank for four months with yeast contact imparting richness to the texture whilst preserving the aromatics.

Tasting Note

Bursting with Sicilian sunshine, this fragrant wine has a lifted bouquet of sun-ripened citrus and tropical fruits. Dry and crisp on the palate with a ripe roundness leading to a refreshing finish.

Grape

Grillo 100%

 

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