Young, fresh and fruity, Bukkuram "Sole d'Agosto" is the passito that is produced every year in the Bukkuram vineyard in Pantelleria. It takes its name from an indispensable element for Marco De Bartoli, the “August sun”, the month in which the grapes are dried in Bukkuram.
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|Cantina||Marco de Bartoli|
|Classification||Passito di Pantelleria DOC|
Denomination: Passito di Pantelleria, DOC
Variety: Zibibbo 100%
Alcoholic degree (% Vol): 14
Territory: Contrada Bukkuram, Pantelleria Island (TP), 200 m s.l.m., south-west exposure
Vineyard age: from 38 to 53 years
Terrain: volcanic, hilly and terraced
Training system: Pantelleria sapling, 2,500 plants per hectare
Reducing sugars: 181.7 g/l
Acidity: 7.65 g/l
Total SO2: 72 mg/l
Harvest: manual, second week of August for the harvest of the grapes to be dried and first week of September for those to be started for vinification
Yield per hectare (q): 40
Vinification: Part of the grapes withering in the sun for at least two weeks in special drying racks, delimited by large walls in lava stone. The remaining part matures on the vine until September for the production of wine which, after fermentation with indigenous yeasts, will be left to macerate for about three months with the raisins, previously ungrappled by hand, which yield sugars, color and aromas.
Aging: after a short passage in barrels for at least 6 months, it is refined in steel tanks before going into the bottle
First vintage: 2011
Pairings: To be combined with seasonal fruits, cream desserts, dry pastries. Serve at 12-16 ° C.
Bottled by Marco De Bartoli & C. srl on behalf of Società Agricola De Bartoli srl Trapani Italy