Name: Passito di Albana D.O.C.G.
Average Alcohol Content: 12% vol.
Grapes: Albana (over-ripened).
Vinification: Carefully selected grapes, long dryed in boxes, weight loss up to 40%, fermentation at a controlled temperature of 15°C and natural fermentation block, resulting in a significant sugar content.
Aging: 40% in oak barrels, 60% in stainless steel for 12 months, then bottling and resting in bottle for at least 3 months.
Description: Amber yellow with copper reflections. Full and intense first taste, prevalence of evolved notes that fade from dried apricot to sweet almond with flavors of honey and leather, on the finish prevails the lightly toasted almond. Sweet, voluminous with a great structure, very persistent.
Serving suggestions: Ideal after meals with homemade desserts from the Romagna tradition, cakes, biscuits, cantucci, but also in combination with honey, jams and long matured cheeses; wine suitable for meditation.