Passerina

GRAPES

Passerina.

PRODUCTION AREA

In the heart of the province of Chieti in Abruzzo, between the Maiella National Park and the Adriatic Sea.

TERRAIN

Hilly areas with an average altitude of 250 metres above sea level, mainly calcareous clay soil.

SELLING PERIOD

From January, the year after harvest.

VINIFICATION AND REFINEMENT

Brief cold maceration of the pressed grapes; soft pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature in stainless steel tanks.

SENSORY CHARACTERISTICS

Straw yellow in colour with greenish hues; the bouquet is fruity with hints of citrus and persistent. Good structure, excellent freshness, full, intense flavour.

FOOD AND WINE PAIRINGS

All fish, shellfish and seafood dishes, including raw, non-mature cheeses and white meats. Excellent aperitif.

ALCOHOL CONTENT

12% vol.