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Region: Marche
Zone: Offida DOCG
Wine:

Offida Passerina Passito DOCG

Facts about this wine

Wine: White wine
Kind: Sweet wine
Taste: Sweet
Volume: Strong
Min. alcohol: 15.5%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 18 mos.
Storage potential: 8 years

Offida Passerina Passito DOCG is a dessert wine made from partially dried grapes which are pressed at a certain time between December 1st of the harvesting year and March 31st of the year following the harvest.

The grape composition is the same as for the dry white wine Offida Passerina DOCG and as for the dessert wine Offida Passerina Vin Santo DOCG, namely the local Passerina grape (85-100%) and local aromatic white grapes (0-15%).

Offida Passerina Passito DOCG is a more or less intense straw-yellow wine with amber hints. The scent is distinctive, with hints of dried grapes. It is an ethereal and intense wine, with a balanced and smooth taste.

The minimum mandatory aging period is 18 months, of which 12 months in wooden barrels.

Offida Passerina Passito DOCG is best enjoyed wiith dessert or as a meditation wine.

From the same grape variety there is produced a dry, sparkling Offida Passerina Spumante DOCG.

Great dishes to have with Offida Passerina Passito DOCG

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