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Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane IGT, Sicily, Italy

Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio, Terre Siciliane IGT, Sicily, Italy

Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio 2022

A Sicilian Elegance

Introducing the 2022 vintage of Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio, a testament to the rich terroir and dedicated winemaking tradition of Sicily's Terre Siciliane IGT appellation. This wine embodies the spirit of Sicily, with grapes meticulously selected from the north-facing vineyards of the Agrigento province. The unique microclimate of this region, characterized by its optimal conditions for ripening, yields grapes with a remarkable concentration of aroma, perfectly balanced by a crisp acidity.

Product Details:

  • Variety: 100% Pinot Grigio
  • Color: White
  • Production Area: Sicily, specifically the Agrigento province
  • Vinification: Careful crushing, de-stemming, soft pressing, and static decantation, followed by fermentation at controlled temperatures. Aging on lees for 3-5 months before sulphiting and transfer.
  • Sensory Features: Exhibits a pale yellow color with golden hues. The complex aroma profile includes fruity notes intertwined with herbs, oak, vanilla, and nutmeg, alongside peach, grapefruit, lemon-lime, and mineral flavors. It is medium-bodied, round, and pleasantly balanced and concludes with a long, clean, and spicy finish.
  • Winemakers: Rino Santeusanio and Francesco De Santis

Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio is a symphony of flavors and aromas that reflect the meticulous care and innovation at the heart of Fantini Group's winemaking philosophy. Established in 1994 by Filippo, Valentino, and Camillo, Fantini Group has risen to prominence by embracing a business model prioritizing quality and passion over industrial scale. By partnering with small farmers with deep-rooted expertise and a connection to the land, Fantini has become Italy's largest 'Boutique Winery,' renowned for its exceptional wines.

A Culinary Companion

The 2022 Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio is versatile and approachable, making it an excellent companion to various dishes. Its rich pasta dishes, white meats, and cheeses find a harmonious partner in this wine, as do cream soups and grilled fish, showcasing its ability to elevate any meal from simple to sublime.

Serving Suggestions:

Best enjoyed at a serving temperature of 10-12°C to fully appreciate its depth and nuances.

With accolades like the Gold Medal at the Berliner Wine Trophy 2021, the Fantini 'Riporta' Pinot Grigio stands as a shining example of the excellence achievable in the sun-drenched vineyards of Sicily. It invites connoisseurs and casual drinkers alike to explore the richness of the island's winemaking heritage, captured in every bottle of this elegantly crafted wine.

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