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Vino Liquoroso Morsi di Luce, Florio

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A refined dessert wine, Morsi di Luce expresses all the naturalness of Zibibbo grapes grown on the island of Pantelleria and masterfully vinified. A scent of fruit and a clear clean taste evoke sun-drenched windy landscapes offering an irresistible accompaniment to ice cream

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VINO LIQUOROSO MORSI DI LUCE

I.G.T.

Production Area

Selected vineyards on the island of Pantelleria

Grape Variety

Moscato di Alessandria, also called Zibibbo

Type

Fortified Wine

Classification

Typical geographical indication (I.G.T. Sicilia)

Soil

Volcanic origin, very dark and rich in macro and micro elements

Altitude

Terraces between 50 and 100 metres above sea level

Vineyard

Traditional bush-trained vines, planted in small little hollows protect them against the strong African winds

Climate

Insular, hot, dry and very windy

Harvest

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

Vinification

Pressing of grapes super-ripened on the plant and brief contact with the skins. Soft pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature (17° - 18° C.). Once an alcohol content of 5° - 6° is reached, Wine Distillate is added up to approx. 16° to stop the fermentation process and preserve most of the must’s sugars

Ageing

At least 10 months in 225-liter choice oak barrels. At least 8 months in bottle

Tasting Note

Colour: bright golden colour with topaz highlights

Bouquet: intense and balanced, with clear scents of apricot, elder blossoms and toasted hazelnuts

Flavour: full, soft and velvety with scents of acacia honey, citron peel, elder, sage and a pleasant finish of fruit in syrup and vanilla

Alcohol Content

15,5 % vol

Sugar Content

130 g/l

Serving Temperature

12° - 14° C

Recommended With

Fine wine for after meals perfect with dry pastries, chocolate desserts, jam tarts and ice-creams (in this case to be served at 8°- 10° C.)

1St Year of production

1988 harvest

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A refined dessert wine, Morsi di Luce expresses all the naturalness of Zibibbo grapes grown on the island of Pantelleria and masterfully vinified. A scent of fruit and a clear clean taste evoke sun-drenched windy landscapes offering an irresistible accompaniment to ice cream

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