L'ECRÙ Passito FIRRIATO
The classification for this sensational wine of the Sicilian tradition of Firriato is that I.G.T. Terre Siciliane. The vinification involves the use of 100% pure Zibibbo grapes. The origin is that of the Agro di Trapani in the Borgo Guarini estate. A particular method is used for the harvest which involves a double entry into the vineyard. Two distinct manual harvests for this refined Zibibbo. The first in the first ten days of September with selection and hand picking of the ripest bunches for drying on racks. The rest remains in the vineyard until reaching an optimal degree of ripeness. The vinification involves pressing and fermentation at a controlled temperature for the late harvest wine. The refinement of the wine lasts for at least 4 months.
L’Ecrù Passito Firriato’s features
An intense golden yellow colour tending to amber. The scent is clearly expressed with refined aromas of orange blossom honey, candied orange peel, dried figs, dates, peach in syrup, in perfect harmony with delicate evocations of bay leaves, lemongrass, marjoram, sage, oregano and oriental spices. The taste has an enchanting texture, an expression of the warmth of the Sicilian sun, enriched and crossed by subtle and deep marine and fruity nuances.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Ecrù Passito Firriato
A wine that is appreciated in the combination with pastry, but also with cheeses or foie gras. The optimal serving temperature is 10 ° C in a small glass. The alcohol content is 14%.