We have certain information on its cultivation in Sicily since the end of 1800. Recent studies have shown that Grillo is a vine fruit of the cross between Catarratto and Zibibbo.
Vigorous plant, medium to large leaf, conical bunch, medium-large berries with thick skin, slightly pruinose green-yellow with orange pink hues on exposed parts. Medium maturation. With its grapes are produced excellent white wines ready or suitable for refinement.
Its wine has a deep straw-yellow color, a good aromatic bouquet, with herbaceous scents, floral and citrus notes, with a savory flavor, with good acidity and balanced softness, excellent taste structure.
Il Grillo is mainly widespread in the territory of Trapani. It is also present in the provinces of Palermo and Agrigento.
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