Santa Margherita - 2020 - Arianna Occhipinti
A complex nose with notes of citrus fruit, white flowers, and nutmeg... Palate: full and tonic, with the distinctive purity of limestone soils, and remarkable balance, boasting both freshness and density, and topped off by a salty finish – it’s a Mediterranean holiday in a bottle!
- 75 cl
- Original features
- Sicilia DOC
- Degree of alcohol
- 12.5 %
- To drink from
- 2023 to 2029
100% Grillo, from young vines farmed organically on a 2-h parcel of sandy, clay-limestone soils in Santa Margherita, Sicily, in the Hyblaean Mountains in the southern part of the island. Harvesting is done by hand, with yields around 30 hl/ha. Vinification: the grapes are de-stemmed, macerated for 48 hours with indigenous yeasts, followed by fermentation and maturation in concrete vats and Austrian oak barrels that have seen several wines for 12 months. Neither fined nor filtered, with a microdose of sulphur at bottling. Just 8436 bottles produced.
Arianna Occhipinti organically cultivates 10 ha of vines and 15 ha of olive trees in the south of Sicily, near Vittoria. A dynamic young woman, cheerful and passionate, she’s a pure child of Sicily. Her organic vineyard is planted with Albanello and Zibibbo for the whites, Nero d’Avola and Frappato for the reds. These local grape varieties are planted on parcels oriented to the north and at...All wines
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