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CuratoloArini_Zibibbo (1) vca-2

Zibibbo Liquoroso

STYLE

This gold colored wine produced from a selection of Zibibbo grapes has an intense aroma on the nose with perfumes of lemon, orange blossom, acacia and honey, and is long and full on the palate. Nicely chilled it will be perfect as an aperitif or a delicious pairing for blue cheese, fruit tarts and lemon sorbets.

VINEYARD

The vineyard is located in Western Sicily, near Castellammare, just east of Marsala at about 350 metres a.s.l.. They are planted east facing following the vertical trellis system on sandy and clay rich soil and guyot pruning.

WINEMAKING

After skin maceration for 12 hours, grapes are subject to soft pressing and fermentation at controlled temperature (17° - 18° C.). Wine Distillate is then added up to approx. 16° to stop the fermentation process and preserve most of the must’s sugars.

Variety: Zibibbo ( Muscat of Alexandria)
Region: Western Sicily
Appearance: Light yellow with hints of gold
Nose: Delicate aromas of orange blossom, acacia and honey
Palate: Round and full on the palate, with a surprising and lively citrussy finish
Food Pairing: Try it as an unusual aperitif or as a long drink with some ice! Perfect pairing with cheese, fruit and desserts. Serving temperature: 6C°
Closure: Diam Cork
Harvest Date: Late September 2015
Bottling Date: May 2016
Technical Info: Alc:16% ta:5,30 g/l RS:130 g/l pH: 3,45