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2015 Donnafugata Italian White "Sur Sur Grillo"

Winery: Donnafugata

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Sur Sur Grillo"

Wine Category: Italian White

Grape blend: 100% Grillo

Region: Sicilia

State or country: Italy

Price: $19

Cases produced: unknown

KWG Score: 90.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: August 26, 2016

Wine Review: This pale straw colored Grillo from Sicily opens with a flinty mild yellow grapefruit bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, very nicely balanced between its acidity and fruit. It also nicely coats your mouth. The flavor profile is a tasty mild mineral infused tart and mild yellow grapefruit. I also detected a little lemon and a hint of almond. The finish is dry and refreshing. I would pair this Grillo with grilled rainbow trout almondine. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Brilliant straw yellow, on the nose SurSur 2015 offers notes of white flesh fruit, especially peach, combined with intriguing scents of wild flowers and cut grass. The palate is soft and fragrant and offers a perfect harmony between aroma and taste. It matches perfectly with seafood appetizers, vegetarian first courses and roast fish.

Organic status: not organic

Buy it: Use 1000 Corks to find stores that sell Donnafugata 2015 Sur Sur.

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