SurSur

A fresh and fruity Grillo with a young twist

SurSur

Brilliant straw yellow, on the nose SurSur 2016 offers a fresh bouquet with fruity notes of white peaches combined with scents of elderflowers and rosemary. A soft palate, the fruity notes return combined with pleasant freshness.

 

Grapes

Denomination

Sicilia DOC Grillo

Production zone

Contessa Entellina Estate and Nearby Areas

Awards

  • 90+

Food & wine

It matches perfectly with gourmet panini, vegetarian dishes, seafood starters.

Excellent at 9 - 11°C/48 - 51°F°

Vintage

2016

Yield per hectar

7.5 - 8.5 t (3.0 - 3.4 t/acres)

Vinification

Fermentation: in stainless steel, at a temperature of 14-16°C (57-61° F).

Affinamento

2 months in vats 3 months in bottle

Alcohol and analytical data

alcohol: 12.73%
total acidity: 5.2 g/l
pH: 3.20

Ageing potential

Three years.

First vintage

2012

Method

SurSur

SurSur

A fresh and fruity Grillo with a young twist


Brilliant straw yellow, on the nose SurSur 2016 offers a fresh bouquet with fruity notes of white peaches combined with scents of elderflowers and rosemary. A soft palate, the fruity notes return combined with pleasant freshness.

 

Food & wine

It matches perfectly with gourmet panini, vegetarian dishes, seafood starters.

Excellent at 9 - 11°C/48 - 51°F°

Denomination

Sicilia DOC Grillo

Grapes


Production zone

Contessa Entellina Estate and Nearby Areas

Awards

  • 90+

Vintage

2016

Yield per hectar

7.5 - 8.5 t (3.0 - 3.4 t/acres)

Vinification

Fermentation: in stainless steel, at a temperature of 14-16°C (57-61° F).

Affinamento

2 months in vats 3 months in bottle

Alcohol and analytical data

alcohol: 12.73%
total acidity: 5.2 g/l
pH: 3.20

Ageing potential

Three years.

First vintage

2012

Food & wine

Food & wine

Artistic label

Grillo is an ancient autochthonous Sicilian grape variety, but it is also a cute little animal (the cricket) that brings good luck. The name sur sur, that means cricket, comes from the classical 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 (founder of Donnafugata, with her husband Giacomo) 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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