Passuluna rosso IGT Terre Siciliane

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Nicosia - Passuluna

A red wine made from slightly dried grapes and a white wine, blend of Insolia and Zibibbo grapes, with great aromatic concentration, that convey our island’s most intense emotions, a land situated in the heart of Mediterranean sea, rich with dazzling beauty, sunny vineyards and treasured vines.

Passuluna

Passuluna Rosso

IGT Terre Siciliane

Bursting with aromas and flavour, Passoluna represents all the warmth, brilliance and exuberance of Sicilian nature. Made from slightly dried grapes, its deep colour and aromas convey our island’s most intense emotions, a land situated in the heart of Mediterranean sea, rich with dazzling beauty, sunny vineyards and treasured vines. On the nose this wine shows notes of red fruit jam and spices, with elegant balsamic hints. In the mouth it reveals sweet tannins and a warm, velvety and long-lasting taste.

Grape varieties: Nero d'Avola - Syrah

Vineyards: vineyards located on the hills of southern Sicily, with medium-textured soils tend mainly to clay.

Raccolta: late September - early October

Ageing: mainly in stainless steel vats and about 6 months in the bottle

Production method: the grapes, left to over-ripen on the plant until they become slightly withered, are harvested by hand in crates about 2-3 weeks after the normal harvesting period. Fermentation takes place in stainless steel vats for approximately 10-15 days at a controlled temperature of 24-26°C

Alcohol content: 14% vol.

Colour: deep ruby colour with purple highlights

Nose: a very rich aroma with bursting notes of red fruit jam and spices, and elegant balsamic hints

Palate: a warm, velvety and harmonious taste, with soft, sweet tannins; great delightfulness and persistence

Food Pairings: ideal partner for cold cuts, semi-aged cheese, roasted and stewed meats, spicy food; it is also excellent as a meditation red wine

Serving temperature: 16-18°C

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