Denomination: Passito Terre Siciliane IGT
Grapes variety: aromatic white grape varieties
Soil: purely sandy
Vinification: after ripening, the grapes undergo a natural drying on the plant for 4-6 weeks. At the end of September - beginning of October, the grapes, now withered, are pressed softly and the must rich in sugars and aromas is left to ferment at a controlled temperature in a stainless steel tank for 7-8 months. Refinement in the bottle for a minimum period of 4 months before release.
Organoleptic characteristics: On the nose, Hekate offers a myriad of sensations ranging from the initial notes of flowers such as jasmine to the tropical aroma with very delicate notes of mango and papaya. In the mouth it is sweet, intense, complex but at the same time very balanced, harmonious and elegant. The finish is persistent with fruity and balsamic sensations.
Alcoholic content: 12%
Pairings: Dessert and meditation wine, it expresses its best with traditional Sicilian desserts such as cannoli, cassata, almond and pistachio pastes. Also perfect with baked desserts such as fruit tarts, walnut cake and hazelnut crunchies. For the more whimsical, a combination with semi-mature hard cheeses (caciocavallo, Ragusan provola) or tropical fruit is recommended.
Serving temperature: 14-16°C, in small tulip-shaped glasses suitable for dessert wines. It can be uncorked right now.
Bottled by Nosio Spa - Mezzocorona - Italy