DONNAFUGATA SURSUR GRILLO
Back Porch Somm recently received a bottle of Donnafugata SurSur Grillo to try. Since we tend to drink a lot of wines from Washington State, it was fun to try something completely different.
We'd never tried a Grillo varietal before. It's a Sicilian grape that to us had some characteristics similar to a Pinot Grigio.
It was an easy drinking wine. Crisp and fruity, perfect for a hot afternoon.
You really didn't need to pair this wine with anything. It's great on its own, however, it would be fantastic with a light salad, fresh fruit and cheese plate, or a picnic lunch!
At the end of the day, we liked it enough to give it a 4-glass rating, meaning, I'd definitely try it again.
"Brilliant straw yellow, on the nose SurSur 2016 offers a fresh bouquet with fruity notes of white peaches combined with scents of elderflowers and rosemary. A soft palate, the fruity notes return combined with pleasant freshness."
Pairs with: "gourmet panini, vegetarian dishes, seafood starters."
Fermentation: in stainless steel, at a temperature of 14-16°C
Total Acidity: 5.2 g/l
Sicilia DOC Grillo
BACK PORCH SOMM RATING : 4 GLASSES
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