Passito

ZIBIBBO OR MOSCANTELLONE

SICILIAN LANDS

Protected Geographical Indication

50 cl | 10 cl

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS

Colour: Golden yellow with copper reflection
Bouquet: Intoxicant, persistent, aromatic, rich at natural fruit, apricot, dried figs and honey
Flavour: Aromatic, intense, enveloping

TRAINING

Production area: Western Sicily
Altitude: 150 metres above sea level
Soil type: Calcareous
Vineyards age: 10 years
Training system: Sicilian Sapling
ql. Grapes/ha: 40 – 50
Yield per hectare: 50% about
Harvest period: End of September

VINIFICATION

Fermentation equipment: Steel
Duration of fermentation in days: 30
Fermentation temperature in °C: 12 – 15
Alcoholic fermentation: Steel silos at controlled temperature

LABORATORY ANALYSIS

Sugar content at harvest: 22 – 24° babo
Alcohol content: 14% vol
Sugar content: 140 Gr/Lt

REFINEMENT

Bottle ageing: 2 months

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

Dessert wine, ideal with dry pasteries and fruit ice-cream

SERVING TEMPERATURE

10-12 °C Appetizer
16-18 °C Dessert

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