Villabella Fiordilej Passito Bianco 2015

Producer: Cantine Delibori Walter

Obtained by the appassimento (“partial drying”) technique that is traditional in the Veneto. The grapes are dried for around 120 days in shallow crates. They are then given a soft pressing in order to preserve the purity of their aromas. The must is fermented in small barrels, until the residual sugar level reaches around 100 grams per litre. This wine mature in barriques for over a year and in bottle for three months prior to release.

Vintage: 2015
Production Area: The Province of Verona
Type: Dessert Wine
Alcohol: 13.5
Grape Varieties: Incrocio Manzoni-20, Garganega-80
Color: Its colour is bright golden yellow, with shades of amber.
Aroma: Acacia honey, dried apricots and tropical fruit. Its clean, sweet and fruity, it echoes perfectly the sensations found on the nose (honey and dried fruit), along with notes of flowers, vanilla and hazelnuts.
Taste: It has a long and elegant almondy finish.with dried apricot and honey showing through.
Cellaring Potential: 5-7 yrs.
Food Matching: With dry pastries, shortbread, apple pie or strudel. It is also ideal for accompanying blue cheese.