Sweet wines - Sweet Fortified -IGP Terre Siciliane
Grape Varieties: Zibibbo 100 %
Vinification: The grapes, fully ripened, are manual harvested and dried under the sun for a week.
After a soft pressing, the must is enriched with concentrated must from the same grapes.
A little percentage of alcohol may be added till 16 degrees.
Primary Aging: Six months in Slavonian oak barrels
Secondary Aging: Almost four months in bottle
Alcoholic Content: 16 % Vol.
Residual Sugars: 130 g /l
Color: Intense golden yellow with honey-coloured highlights
Nose: the aromas of dried figs, dates and candied orange peel take centre stage. The bouquet is fine and elaborate, with heady nuances of sage and lemongrass.
Palate: aristocratic freshness that advances on a soft and ambitious palate. Intense, pleasant fruitiness with an assertive and delicate taste, as sweet as the sun that caresses its native island.
Serving Suggestions: Good accompaniment to Sicilian cassata and almond cakes and pairs wonderfully blue-veined cheeses