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Grillo Kados, Duca di Salaparuta

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Grillo, a native variety with characteristic freshness and flavour, is supported by a remarkable structure: it finds full expression in Kados. The floral and citrus scents, the ample velvety taste and its admirable longevity make this wine – produced with grapes from the Tenuta Risignolo – one of the most versatile Duca di Salaparuta whites

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District Sicilia

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GRILLO KADOS

I.G.T.

Production Area

Western Sicily, towns of Salemi and Gibellina. Risignolo Estate

Grape Variety

Grillo

Type

White

Classification

Typical geographical indication (I.G.T. Terre Siciliane)

Soil

Mixed composition, mainly siliceous-clayey

Altitude

about 300 meters above sea level

Vineyard

Vertical shoot positioning trellised vines and bush-trained vines, with a density of more than 5,000 plants per hectare

Climate

Mild and wet winters with extremely dry and windy springs and summers with sharp differences in temperature

Harvest

By hand, in the morning, at full maturity, during the first half of September

Vinification

Further selection of the grapes during the harvesting to obtain approx. 55% of the first pressing must which is left to ferment slowly in small oak casks for about 40 days

Ageing

At the end of November the wine is tranferred with its lees to glass-lined vats in cool cellars where the evolution continues until late spring. For at least three months in bottle at controlled temperature

Tasting Note

Colour: straw yellow with slight greenish highlights

Bouquet: floral, slight note of vanilla, complex

Flavour: wide, velvety, lively, well-bodied and persistent

Alcohol Content

12,5 % - 13,0 % vol

Serving Temperature

10° - 12° C

Recommended With

To be served with fish dishes, shellfish and white meat dishes

1st Year of production

2001 harvest

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Grillo Kados, Duca di Salaparuta

Grillo Kados, Duca di Salaparuta

Grillo, a native variety with characteristic freshness and flavour, is supported by a remarkable structure: it finds full expression in Kados. The floral and citrus scents, the ample velvety taste and its admirable longevity make this wine – produced with grapes from the Tenuta Risignolo – one of the most versatile Duca di Salaparuta whites

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