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Wine: Passito Bianco
Variety composition: 80% Grillo 20% Catarratto.
Alcoholic strength: 12,5% vol..
Denomination: I.G.T. Terre Siciliane.
Production area: Cammarata (AG).
Soil composition: ferrous sandy rock.
Average vineyard altitude: 700 meters above sea level.
Age of vines: 35-55 years.
Training system: Guyot and Alberello
Harvest period: September.
Vinification: slow fermentation with progressive addition of raisins.
Aging in bottle: 7 months in wood, 12 months in bottle.
Serving temperature: 12°-14° C.
Limpid, amber yellow in color, consistent.
The nose is a scent of ripe fruit. Apricot jam, but also candied orange and tropical fruits with notes of papaya and mango. The ripe fruit is replaced by hints of aromatic herbs such as sage and eucalyptus aromas. Hints of cigar boxes close.
The sip is pleasant, never cloying. The acidity balances perfectly with the sweetness. If you feel the need for a new sip.
It is recommended in combination with the Sicilian cubaita, a sweet made with almonds, honey and sesame seeds.
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