Moscato Liquoroso Pantelleria DOP from the Duca Castelmonte line of the famous Pellegrino House in Marsala, Sicily. One of the most appreciated Italian sweet wines made from Zibibbo grapes grown on the small and very hot island of Pantelleria to the south of Sicily.
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|Classification||Pantelleria Moscato Liquoroso D.O.P.|
|Wine style||Sweet liquer wine|
|Maturation||4 months in stainless steel and 2 months in the bottles.|
|Bouquet||Aromatic, elegant and delicate with hints of peaches|
|Taste||Warm, well-balanced and persistent|
|Pairs with||Excellent with cakes and dried fruit. Servingtemperature 12°-14° C|
The Carlo Pellegrino House in Marsala is one of the oldest wine-producers in Italy, and formed as early as 1880, when the market for the Marsala wine opened up globally.
The Zibbibo vines for the bright yellow Moscato Liquoroso grow in the Carlo Pellegrino vineyards on the volcanic island of Pantelleria.
The grapes were manually harvested, carefully sorted, destemmed and pressed followed by fermentation, after which neutral wine alcohol was added to reach the desired alcohol level. The wine was matured 4 months in stainless steel tanks and 2 months in the bottles.
Longevity - Can be drunk now or over the next 5-10 years.