Wine Abbazia Santa Anastasia, Grillo, Sicilia IGP, 2012
Reviews of purchase Abbazia Santa Anastasia, Grillo, Sicilia IGP, 2012
Characterized by straw-yellow color with a slight greenish tint.
Taste is very harmonious, soft and pleasant, with dominant fruit notes.
Has a fresh and very mild flavor with fruity tones, notes of citrus and hints of flowers.
Experts recommend to consume this drink as an aperitif, paired with seafood and fish dishes.
Abbazia Santa Anastasia was founded in 1100 by Count Roger d'Altavilla, becoming a center of cultural life and working life in Sicily. In this land, cultivated grapes, wheat, olive and fruit trees, but the land proved to be particularly suitable for growing grapes. Excellent wine of the region is suppressed to the table the most senior officials - the barons and bishops of Sicily. In 1316, the refusal of the monks from the Abbey of Santa Anastasia, lands were running, and the abbey itself is destroyed. This lasted until 1980, when the engineer Francesco Lena bought the land in order to build on them first-class winery and resort. To date, the total area of vineyards Abbazia Santa Anastasia is about 70 hectares. It is worth noting the fact that the Abbazia Santa Anastasia - this is the first in Sicily winery practice the principles of organic grape growing and has a certificate.