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Dr. Antonio Moretti has made a major impact on the Italian wine scene with his projects Tenuta Sette Ponti near Arezzo, Poderi Orma in Bolgheri, and Feudo Maccari in Sicily. All the estates have received repeated recognition from the International Wine Press for producing outstanding terrior driven wines. Having won international acclaim for his highly sought-after Super-Tuscans Crognolo and Oreno, Dr. Antonio Moretti and his daughter Monica purchased a number of small properties in Sicily near...
Grillo’s color recalls mature straw yellow with beautiful gold shades, kidnaps the nose with intense flower sensations perfectly mixed to a fruity timbre of citrus and yellow peach, with hints of grass and sweet almonds. Full, rich and deep,has a sapid and balanced palate, always perfectly balanced in terms of freshness.
Soil characteristics: Mixed terrain tending towards calcareous.
Vinification without grape skins. Aging In stainless steel tanks.
- 92 Points -
James Suckling, November 2016
Aromas of honey, lemon, and lilacs follow through to a full body, bright fruit and acidity. Salty undertones. Rich and flavorful.See detailed press review
- 91 Points -
The nose is characterized by firm minerality with a hint of lemon zest. More playful on the palate with ripe stone fruit, pears and orange blossoms, the earthy notes take a back seat to the juicy fruit. Overall balanced and fresh.See detailed press review
- 16/20 Points -
Walter Speller, April 2016
Brilliant straw yellow. Perfumed dense yellow fruit nose with hints of talcum. Lemon and tropical fruit on the palate, but not sweet. Well made and apparently a bargain. It is this stuff that should be the ubiquitous Pinot Grigio.See detailed press review