Zibibbo, Firriato Winery L´Ecru, “Passito"
Gorgio Guarini, Sicily
🍇 Grapes: Zibibbo (Muscat of Alexandria)
👃 Nose: Intensely aromatic, revealing vibrant floral notes of orange blossom and jasmine, complemented by hints of ripe apricots and citrus zest.
👄 Palate: A luscious and full-bodied palate unfolds with rich flavors of honeyed apricots, dried figs, and a touch of exotic spice, showcasing the varietal's inherent sweetness.
⏳ Finish: The finish is long and lingering, leaving a delightful trail of dried fruits, balanced by a subtle acidity that adds freshness to the overall experience.
🍷 Food Pairing: This Passito is a superb companion to decadent desserts like almond pastries or crème brûlée. It also pairs beautifully with blue cheeses, enhancing the wine's complexity.
🌟 Overall: A masterful expression of Zibibbo, the Firriato Winery L'Ecru Passito 2016 from Sicily captivates with its aromatic bouquet, opulent palate, and a harmonious finish. An indulgent choice for those seeking a sweet symphony in a dessert wine.