Passito Rosso (Sweet Wine)
Umbria Rosso Passito I.G.T.
Description: Our Passito Rosso is a sweet red wine produced with traditional Umbrian grapes such as Ciliegiolo, Montepulciano, Sangiovese, Merlot and Sagrantino. After 2 months of drying on frames, it yields a sweet nectar with balanced tannins , giving life to a harmonious wine rich of red fruit aromas such as cherry, currant and blackberry, typical of the varieties used.
Variety: Ciliegiolo (40%), Montepulciano (20%), Sagrantino (20%), Merlot and Sangiovese (20%)
Altitude: 320 meters asl
Plant Density: 3.500/4.000 plants /Ha
Type of coltivation: cordone speronato
Grape Yeild: 40 q.li /Ha
Harvest: mid october
Method of harvesting: by hand
Grape drying: The grapes, placed on frames are dried for 2-3 months at a constant temperature (15°)
Wine Yeild: 25% (about 25 litres of sweet wine for 100 kg of grapes
Fermentation: in vats for 20 days at controlled temperature
Aging: in steal for 6-8 months
Percent alcohol: 15.5%
Zuccheri residui: 13-16%
Note: Vino non pastorizzato, né filtrato
Tasting: Deep red color, in addition to the typical fragrance of dried grapes it also presents warm cherry, currant and blackberry aromas; the taste is aromatic and full, with balanced acidity and tannins and perfectly balanced by the residual sugar. The aftertaste is lingering with rich shades of red fruits.
Tasting Temperature: it can be drunk cold (10 °) or at room temperature (18-20 °)
Serving suggestions: Meditation wine, can accompany mature cheeses, pastries, panettone , ice cream, nougat and desserts. Remarkable pairing with the traditional sweets of Umbria. Perfect with any type of chocolate.