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SurSur is characterized by a bouquet of wild herb notes combined with sweet aromas of white flesh fruits

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District Sicilia

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SURSUR

Type

Grillo Sicilia D.O.C.

Grapes

Grillo

Production area

Western Sicily, in the hilly hinterland between Marsala and Salemi

Altitude

100 to 200 m AMSL

Orography

hilly

Soils

Silty clay loam, with a sub-alkaline reaction (pH 7.5- 8). Total limestone from 25 to 30%. Rich in nutritive elements (potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, manganese, zinc)

VINEYARD

Training and pruning

VSP (vertical shoot positioning), with Guyot pruning, leaving 6 to 10 buds per plant

Planting densities

3,500 to 4,500 plants per hectare

Yield per hectare

about 8 tons

CELLAR

Fermentation

in stainless steel at a controlled temperature

Aging

in cement vats for a few months and then at least two months in the bottle before release

Analysis data

alcohol 12.40 % ABV - total acidity 5.5 g/l - pH 3.17

TASTING NOTES

Description

SurSur is characterized by a bouquet of wild herb notes, especially chamomile, combined with sweet aromas of white flesh fruit. The palate is smooth and offers a perfect harmony between the aroma and taste

Aging potential

to be enjoyed within 3-4 years

THE WINE EXPERIENCE

Food & wine

it matches perfectly with seafood appetizers, vegetarian first courses and roast fish. Serve in tulip glasses of medium size and height, it can be uncorked at time of serving, excellent at 9–11°C

Occasions

SurSur, to enjoy with friends, we recommend it for an aperitif or your gourmet picnics

Art & wine

Grillo is an ancient autochthonous variety from Sicily, but it is also a cute little animal (the cricket) that brings good luck. The name sur sur , that means cricket, comes from the Arabic language which was once also spoken in Sicily. The voice of spring, with its scents and colors, is depicted on the label. It shows Gabriella as a girl in flight, running barefoot through the flowers and fresh grass, following the singing of crickets that sounds sweet to her ears, like a thousand “SurSur… "

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