- white still, dry
- Sicilia DOC, Italy
- Marco De Bartoli
- 820 UAH
- not available
3.90 / 5.0·750 ml·@Wix Kyiv Office · Norm Wines Vol. 2
Lemon and white flower aromas dominate, with a background note of seawater. The palate is smooth, exhibiting a balance between acidity and salinity. Flavor evolution is steady, leading to a clean finish.
Wine #1 on Norm Wines Vol. 2 event.
4.00 / 5.0·750 ml·@Home
The experience is pretty much the same as the last time. The only critical difference is the calmness acquired after resting for a few months after the road. Wonderful Grillo. Value for money.
3.90 / 5.0·750 ml·@Wix Kyiv Office
A sure bet. It's a light, salty and moderately sophisticated Grillo. A beautiful flowery bouquet interleaved with yellow fruits and sea breeze. Not overly complex, but tempting, fresh and delightful. Easy and fizzy.
Marco De Bartoli
Marco de Bartoli is a name synonymous with innovation and reverence in Sicilian winemaking, particularly noted for reviving the island's traditional and noble wine, Marsala. Born into a family of esteemed Marsala producers, Marco chose a path less traveled in the late 20th century. He focused on quality and traditional methods at a time when Marsala's reputation was dwindling due to industrial production. His dedication led to the establishment of his winery in the 1970s in the western part of Sicily near the historic town of Marsala.
De Bartoli championed the use of the indigenous Grillo grape, insisting on meticulous vineyard management and reduced yields to produce concentrated, flavorful grapes. His methods included the revival of the solera system and aging in oak barrels, enhancing the complexity and depth of his wines. His commitment wasn't limited to Marsala; he also produced outstanding still wines, notably from the Zibibbo grape in the tiny island of Pantelleria.
The estate, now run by Marco's children, continues his legacy of artisanal production and strict adherence to quality. It's a standard bearer for organic farming in the region, ensuring that each bottle reflects the pure expression of the land and its history.
Marco's influence extends beyond his own vineyards. He is widely credited with inspiring a new generation of Sicilian winemakers dedicated to quality and authenticity. His vision and passion redefined Sicilian wine, establishing a legacy of excellence and innovation that endures in the region's wine industry today. His commitment to tradition, combined with a willingness to innovate, has made Marco de Bartoli's name synonymous with the finest wines of Sicily.