Decanter reminds us “how fantastic today’s best Sicilian wines are”. That’s certainly true of this crisp, fruity Pinot Grigio from Scipione Giuliani, the genius behind our bestselling Il Papavero range. A fresh, juicy Pinot Grigio, great value too.
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Beyond the Label
White peach, ripe apple and grapefruit with a zingy freshness
Citrus, juicy pear, nectarine and fruit salad aromas
Pinot Grigio has staged something of a coup in fridge doors and on dining tables in recent years. Gorgeously fruity, well-priced examples like our Il Papavero are rare, however. The wine is from Scipione Giuliani, who searches throughout Italy to find the finest parcels of grapes, usually blending them to get the perfect balance in a wine. For this Pinot Grigio, however, he was so taken with the fruit from the high hills of Sicily, with its idyllic sunshine and sea breezes, there was no need to look elsewhere. Il Papavero is mouthwatering stuff, a moreish mix of pear and citrus flavours with both ripeness and bracing freshness thanks to the coastal cooled location of the vines. Pure delight on its own or with white meats or risotto.
"Gorgeous. Probably one of the best pinot grigio I've tasted. Really fruity, refreshing and delicious"
5-Star Online Review For the 2022 vintage
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