Grape Varietals: Grillo 100%
Grillo is one of Sicily's most import white grapes, after you taste this Grillo you will know why. This Grillo is Great! It is a very serious wine made by a very small great winery. Grown in Messina unlike most Grillo's that are grown at the other end of Sicily near Marsala.
Profile: Wine from a refined and persistent bouquet where iodine mineral notes are well combined to aromas of white and yellow pulp fruit, floral nuances, mimosa and chamomile in particular and fresh notes that refer to Mediterranean aromatic herbs. The palate is fresh and savory, vibrant with acidity and rich in fruit, and the finish is long and tonic.
Winery: Casematte is a winery located in the large territory of Messina, which was funded in 2008 thanks to the concept and to the obstinacy of Gianfranco Sabbatino, who is an accountant by profession and a winemaker by passion. He involved in this project also his friend Andrea Barzagli with his enthusiasm. Their big challenge is to bring back Faro Doc, the historic local wine.
Terroir: Mix of sandy, calcareous, and clayey soils.
Pairings: White fish, shellfish, appetizers.