Passivento is Barone Montalto Nero d'Avola. It is the result of an accurate selection of the best grapes. The particular winemaking method gives to this Sicilian wine a great and persistent character, it is ideal with important courses of strong tastes.
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|Area||Santa Ninfa - Tp|
|Classification||IGT terre siciliane|
|Grape Variety||100% Nero d'Avola|
Terroir and winemaking
Nero d'Avola Collezione di Famiglia Passivento of Barone Montalto is a wine obtaneid entirely from Nero d'Avola grapes produced in Belice Valley area. Medium textured soil, silt sandy clay composition, high content of organic matter. The peculiarity of the winemaking with Passivento method is based of a partial drying of the fruit in the plant and it finishes in the fruit chamber, where the skillful control of ventilation assist the grapes in reaching the ideal level of dehydration before pressing. The maturation in French barrels of first and second passage lastes four months. Nero d' Avola, as the others Sicilian wines of Collezione di Famiglia Barone Montalto, are obtained through an accurate selection of the best grapes.
Nero d'Avola Passivento is a balanced and persistent wine. Its colour is dark and intense red. To the nose it releases candied figs and ripe fruit aromas. To the palate it is characterized of a roundness and persistence important structure.
Nero d'Avola Passivento strong character goes well with particularly suits fatty and tasty dishes: game, stew and aged cheeses. Despite its remarkable structure, it is part of Sicilian meditation wines.
Nero d'Avola Passivento belongs to a collection of Sicilian wines that uses a partial drying method of the grapes directly in the vineyard: Passivento method.