Passopisciaro Contrada G 2018

Passopisciaro Contrada G 2018

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Sicily - Italy
Red still

How to serve

Serve at:

18 - 20°C.

Decanting time:

1 Hour

Longevity:

15 - 25 years

Glass:
Full Bodied and Very Aged Red Wines
Passopisciaro Contrada G 2018
800 m asl. An ancient domain at the heart of the estate that produces a rich, juicy wine with fleshy red fruit and smoky mineral tones. Selection of 100+ year-old vines.

Colour

Ruby red.

Bouquet

The nose is expressed with hints of ripe fruit, mineral notes and hints of spice.

Flavour

The palate reveals a rich and full body, with a well integrated tannic texture and excellent persistence.

Pairing

Meat
Cheese
Pork

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Features

Name Passopisciaro Contrada G 2018
Type Red still
Classification IGT Terre Siciliane
Year 2018
Size 0,75 l Standard
Alcohol content 13.00% by volume
Grape varieties 100% Nerello Mascalese
Country
Region Sicily
Origin Castiglione di Sicilia (CT)
Climate Altitude: 800 meters a.s.l.
No. plants per hectare 8000 plants per hectare
Yield per hectare 13 hl/ha
Harvest 23 October.
Vinification Alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel vats for 15 days.
Ageing 18 months aging in large, neutral oak barrels.
Allergens Contains sulphites
On offer Price Passopisciaro Contrada G 2018 HK$ 482.00 

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Robert Parker
92/100 
2018
Wine Spectator
92/100 
2018
xtraWine
95/100 
2018
Veronelli
 
3 gold stars - One of the best wines ever. Top rated for at least 3 years. 2021
Bibenda
 
4 bunches of grapes - A high quality wine with distinctive character 2020
Vinous
96/100 
2020
Decanter
90/100 
2019
Veronelli
 
3 red stars - An excellent wine 2019
Vinous
94/100 
2019
Vitae AIS
 
4 vines - One of the best wines ever 2019
Decanter
97/100 
2017
Veronelli
 
3 gold stars - One of the best wines ever. Top rated for at least 3 years. 2017
Vinous
94/100 
2015
James Suckling
91/100 
2009
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