Alessandro Viola - 2020 Sinfonia di Bianco

2020 Sinfonia di Bianco

Variety
Grillo
Region
Sicily, Italy
Abv
13.5%
Volume
750ml

Skin contact Grillo, aged in chestnut botti. An absolutely magical wine. It is almost like morning bird song, winding, beguiling, pure and natural. Herbs, fruit and the smokey magic of Etna soils. A dream. Alessandro Viola’s father was a vine grower, but only a hobbyist. He was never compelled to vinify something outside of their home. He decided to pursue oenology, but during his university studies he became deterred by the focus on mechanics and commercial production, so he moved into scien...Read More...

Skin contact Grillo, aged in chestnut botti. An absolutely magical wine. It is almost like morning bird song, winding, beguiling, pure and natural. Herbs, fruit and the smokey magic of Etna soils. A dream. Alessandro Viola’s father was a vine grower, but only a hobbyist. He was never compelled to vinify something outside of their home. He decided to pursue oenology, but during his university studies he became deterred by the focus on mechanics and commercial production, so he moved into science instead. This was the idea, incubating, that nothing needed to be added or taken away from the wine if the grapes, soil and winemaking were all harmonious. He found himself in Mount Etna, a somewhat nexus for winemakers of this ethos, and has been making wine in Sicily ever since. 

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