Grillo

  • Grape
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At home in Sicily; the table wines that result are full in body, with a floral, herbal aroma. A major component of Sicily's fortified flagship wine: Marsala.

Light-Bodied White

Primary Flavors

  • Grapefruit

  • Citrus Blossom

  • Thyme

  • Minerals

  • Saline

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Light
  • Sweetness: Bone-Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Cold (45–55°F)
  • Glass TypeWhite
  • Decant No
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $13.00

Food Pairing

Think of Grillo as a fuller, funky alternative to Pinot Grigio. With that slight herbal note and bright acidity, all seafood, vegetable dishes and pastas will do well.

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