Le Terre del Gattopardo
Gattopardo 2010 VESPRO (Grillo-Chardonnay) IGT
Wine Type:
White
Region/Country:
Sicily, Italy
Vintage:
2010
Suggested Retail Price:
$18.49
Food Pairing:
The character of this wine makes it the ideal accompaniment for appetizers or meals on special occasions. Color: Straw yellow with hints of gold Nose: Elements of tropical fruit and citrus notes Taste: Full, balanced and persistent flavor Pairing:Excellent with white meat, fish-based first and second courses, risotto and shellfish. It can be served with hors d'oeuvres.
Varieties:
Grillo 55%, Chardonnay 45%
Wine Making:
In cold maceration in steel cisterns for 12 hours and following fermentation/refinement in stainless steel for 6-8 months. 20% of the product is fermented in new French oak tonneaux. VESPRO comes from biological agriculture. They are not certified yet because it is the first year (it takes 5 years for Organic Certification).
Producer Website:
www.leterredelgattopardo.com
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