A wine that mixes stone fruits and fresh herbs, lemons and peaches, sweetgrass and brine. It’s made from organically grown Grillo, a variety native to Sicily, and it’s a good expression of this grape, as Grillo can sometimes be syrupy and strident. The color is palest yellow with green glints, and the fragrance is minerally with a sense of salt hay, citrus peels, and orange blossom. The body is light-textured with an herbaceous bitterness decorating ripe citrus and yellow stone fruit, and the finish lingers long and salty. Pair this wine with fish, poultry, salads, or milky cheeses.
2016 Gorghi Tondi Grillo Khierè Sicilia
12.5% abv | about $15 (sample) Imported by Park Street Imports