Wine Donnafugata, "Kabir", Moscato Passito di Pantelleria DOC, 2012
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Reviews of purchase Donnafugata, "Kabir", Moscato Passito di Pantelleria DOC, 2012
Wine golden straw color squeaky clean.
The wine has a fresh, delicate flavor with fine acidity and a surprisingly pleasant aftertaste.
Harmonious and bright flavor of the wine reveals hints of citrus and sage, ripe melon and orange blossom, and extended tones of white roses.
Fine wine as an aperitif, goes well with aromatic cheeses (including with goat cheese), cakes, fruits, ice cream, fruit salads. Also, an interesting mix of wine will be with caviar and smoked fish.
The name of the wine "Kabir" received from the Arabic word "great". The first vintage dates back to 1990. For the production of wine "Kabir" used grapes Zibibbo, vine which is a little low tree to which it applies, as a rule, very short crop. The vines are grown on volcanic soil, rich in minerals.
Harvest usually collected from 1 to 10 September, but in spring and summer 2012 were long, hot and with low rainfall, but swings night and day temperatures were strong enough, which provided the necessary maturity of the grapes, freshness and acidity. Collection had already begun on 17 August and lasted until 24 September. This was followed by soft pressing berries. Fermentation took place in steel tanks at controlled temperatures. Before you hit the market, the wine is aged for at least 4 months in bottle.
With the Italian economy Donnafugata name translates as "the woman fled." There is a legend about the escape of Queen Maria Carolina, who had fled from Naples and found its home in the small town in the heart of Santa Margherita Belice Valley, in the palace under the stars. Also, thanks to this event on many labels depicting the head of a woman with hair flowing.
Rallo dynasty for 150 years engaged in the production of the best wines of Sicily. On the basis of family tradition and the company was founded more modern format - Donnafugata. In this Sicilian family is always a party atmosphere. During the harvest in the vineyards of Donnafugata satisfied night music festival. Most of the vineyards are located in the south-east of Sicily, in the area of Contessa Entellina. Grapes in Donnafugata going at night; the farm using solar energy, which is due to solar cells is converted into electricity. Also deserves special attention the company's website Donnafugata, which is considered one of the best sites among winemakers in Italy!