GRILLO

2020 Le Casematte

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Grapes Grillo
Colour White
Origin Italy, Sicily
District IGP Terre Sicilliane
ABV 12.5%

These wines are always a joy to drink, aromas of wild flowers, white peach and citrus fruit. In the mouth there is a juiciness to the fruit, peach and nectarine flesh, back notes of aromatic herbs and flowers and then a drive of citrus adds a delicious acid lift to the finish. Drinking range: 2021 - 2023 L&S (Aug 2021)

*Case price discount: Mix any 12 bottles (or 9l equivalent) of wine or 6 bottles of Champagne, Spirits, Sweet Wine or Fortified to get the 'case price' for each bottle.

Le Casematte

There can't be too many wine estates named after WWII gun emplacements, but the three concrete casemattes among the vines designed to protect the Strait of Messina have indeed inspired the name of Le Casematte - "a place where grapevines have supplanted death" they say on their web-site, probably quite profound. Le Casematte was founded in 2008 by former footballer Andrea Barzagli and accountant Gianfranco Sabbatino. The vines are in the north of Sicily, with vineyards rising to 500m above sea-level, and northerly exposures helping to mitigate the southern sun-shine. They are committed to organic farming.

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