Passito, Scirocco

Passito, Scirocco

Passito, Scirocco

  • Classification: Terre siciliane - Indicazione Geografica Protetta
  • Vine variety: 100% Zibibbo or Moscatellone
  • Location of vineyards: Western Sicily
  • Average vineyard altitude: 150 meters above sea level
  • Vine training: Sicilian Alberello (bush)
  • Average age of the vineyards: 5 years
  • Ripening: End September
  • Alcoholic fermentation: In steel silos at controlled temperature
  • Color: Golden yellow with copper reflections
  • Aroma: Inebriating, persistent, aromatic; rich in ripe fruit, apricots, dried figs and honey
  • Taste: Sweet, aromatic, intense, captivating and full-bodied
  • Alcohol content: 14% vol.
  • Sugar content: 140 g/liter
  • Ageing in bottles: 2 months minimum
  • Food pairings: Excellent dessert wine. It pairs well with dry pastries and fruit ice-creams
  • Serving temperature: 10-12 °C as aperitif, 16-18 °C as dessert.