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Nicosia - The Classics

The true love for Sicily and its ancient wine-makng tradition; the values of a family whose history has, for more than a century, been intertwined with that of Sicilian wine; the valorization of the most valuable native and international varieties cultivated in the island and the constant search for ever higher quality standards, in vineyards and in the cellar. These are the reasons that explain the success of Classici Nicosia, a wide range of wines with a designation of origin and monovarietals of excellent value for money, capable of representing the great variety and richness of modern Sicilian enology.

The Classics

Zibibbo Liquoroso

IGT Terre Siciliane

The intense color, the rich aroma with notes of dried fruit, the velvety taste
characterize this liqueur wine from Zibibbo grapes that mature for a long
time on the plant to obtain maximum aromatic concentration.

Grape varieties: Zibibbo (o Moscato d’Alessandria)

Vineyards: soil medium-textured

Raccolta: in end of August-early September

Maceration: maceration at a low temperature for 10-12 hours

Fermentation: Fermentation in stainless steel containers, during which time alcohol of vine origin is added

Ageing: in in stainless steel vats, 5-6 months in barrique and 3-4 months in the bottle

Alcohol content: 16% vol.

Colour: dark golden yellow with brilliant amber highlights

Nose: hints of almond and dried figs

Palate: well-structured, warm and lingering

Food Pairings: good accompaniment to Sicilian cassata and almond cakes and pairs wonderfully blue-veined cheeses

Serving temperature: 8-10°C

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