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Passito Liquoroso di Pantelleria Zighidì, Florio

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This wine, outstanding as a delicious meal finale or as an unusual aperitif, is made from grapes spread for days under the fiery late summer Pantelleria sun. The heart of the Mediterranean is enclosed in this Passito liqueur, sweet but also delightfully fresh on the palate

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PASSITO LIQUOROSO DI PANTELLERIA ZIGHIDÌ

D.O.C.

Production Area

Selected vineyards on the island of Pantelleria

Grape Variety

Moscato di Alessandria known as Zibibbo

Type

Passito Fortified Wine

Classification

Denominazione di Origine Controllata Pantelleria Passito Liquoroso

Soil

Of volcanic origin, very dark and rich in macro- and micro-elements

Vines

Grown on classic fruit tree style vines, in groups protected from strong African winds and on Gujot supports in the province of Trapani

Climate

Hot, arid and very windy, insular

Harvest

By hand, advanced ripening, in the second ten days of September

Vinification

After harvesting, part of the grapes are left to dry in the sun for about 20 days directly on soil. So we have passola, rich in sugars, that it is then added to the fresh must. This is then fermented until it reaches an alcohol level of 5° - 6°. Addition of distilled wine until 15° is reached to stop the fermentation process and preserve most of the must’s sugars and their aromas

Ageing

A period of 5-6 months in vitrified cement vats. At least 6 months in bottles

Tasting Note

Colour: intense yellow gold with amber and topaz hues

Bouquet: full, rich with aroma of muscat, raisins, apricot jam with hints of vanilla

Flavour: soft, full and sweet, well-structured, intensely aromatic of apricot, persistent taste of dried figs

Alcohol Content

15,5 % vol

Sugar Content

130 g/l

Serving Temperature

as aperitif 10° - 12° C. As dessert wine and as meditation wine 14° - 16° C

Recommended With

Excellent aperitif with patè de foie gras.Match well with dried fruit dessert, jam and chocolate

1St Year of production

Vintage year 2009

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Passito Liquoroso di Pantelleria Zighidì, Florio

Passito Liquoroso di Pantelleria Zighidì, Florio

This wine, outstanding as a delicious meal finale or as an unusual aperitif, is made from grapes spread for days under the fiery late summer Pantelleria sun. The heart of the Mediterranean is enclosed in this Passito liqueur, sweet but also delightfully fresh on the palate

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