Zahra – Organic Grillo Salaparuta DOC.
Characteristics of the wine
Type: white wine.
Grapes: 100% cricket.
Classification: Salaparuta protected designation of origin.
Municipality of production: Salaparuta.
Soil: medium texture tending towards calcareous.
Years of vineyard planting: 2010, 2012.
Planting density: 4,000 – 4,200 plants/hectares.
Yield per hectare: 9,000 kg.
Training system: counter-espalier.
Pruning system: guyot.
Type of harvest: manual at perfect ripeness.
Harvest period: September.
Vinification: destemming, pressing, static decantation of the must, controlled temperature fermentation.
Fermentation temperature: 15° c.
Fermentation duration: 20 days.
Fermentation tank material: 100 hl fully refrigerated stainless steel.
Alcohol content: 12.50% vol.
Description and combinations
Color: yellow with golden reflections.
Nose: intense and delicate, with pleasant and fine floral hints of orange blossom, which blend with strong notes of white peach, citrus and tropical fruit.
Taste: fresh, soft, very pleasant on the palate due to its balanced acidity and long, mineral and decidedly savory finish.
Ideal serving temperature: 10°C.
Storage method: cool, dry environment, preferably in the dark.
Food pairing: excellent with fish and shellfish dishes, it also pairs very well with fresh, short-aged cheeses and grilled vegetables.
Glass type: medium-sized glass in the shape of a slender tulip closed slightly upwards to allow a harmonious concentration of the aromas.