Helios
Grillo
DOC Sicilia

Helios Grillo is the flagship white wine of the family, obtained from a mountainside single vineyard at 830 meters above sea level. It expresses notes of wild flowers, citrus and exotic fruit. Elegant on the palate, with a fruity, rich texture, and a savory finish. A white wine that reveals complexity and depth over time.

Characteristics

Denomination DOC Sicilia
Variety Grillo 100%
Alcohol 12.5%
Production 3,000 bottles
Vineyard Fiuminello, Sambuca di Sicilia
Altitude 830 m. (2,700 ft.)
Soil Limestone
Vinification Soft pressed for 8 hours, fermentation French tonneaux and stainless steel
Aging 90% for 9 months on the fine lees in stainlesssteel & 10% in French tonneaux
Production philosophy Certified Organic, Vegan Friendly

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Description

Helios, the greek god of sun, is named after the winery’s founder Aurelio Di Giovanna and made by hand from harvest to bottling. Made with 100% Grillo grapes cultivated at 830 meters above sea level, the highest elevation in Sicily. It expresses the unique terroir of ancient marine sediment and the intense Sicilian sun.
Helios Grillos is a savory and complex white wine, with an elegant profile and a vibrant, mineral finish.

Color Bright yellow
Aroma An expressive bouquet of citrus, white flowers and tropical fruits
Flovour A layered palate with a beautiful acidic core and excellent length.

Food Suggestions

Try with sushi and sashimi. Pair with rich fish dishes, roasted white meats and winter vegetables.

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