Passito di Pantelleria "Ben Ryé" 2020 from Cantina Donnafugata - Buy now on InstaWinery Vini Online

Passito di Pantelleria "Ben Ryé" 2020

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Dessert Wine
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Denomination and Grapes
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0,75 Litres
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15% vol
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Service temperature
12 / 15 ° C
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Dessert, Aged Cheese


Falstaff James Suckling Best Wines by Luca Maroni

Tasting Note

Il Passito di Pantelleria "Ben Ryé" of the cellar Donnafugata it is an excellence Sicilian recognized all over the world for its great quality. A bottle award-winning, for an wine complex and satisfying that is able to surprise for its long persistence. A product from unique organoleptic characteristics: From colore golden, intense brightness and amber reflections; Bouquet apricot. candied orange peel and classic hints of the Mediterranean; To the palate the fruity notes return, with delicate hints of aromatic herbs accompanied by honey, in order to obtain an intense and very persistent taste. Symbol of the enormous quality of the Italian dessert wines, it is a bottle always present in the cellar of a real Wine Lover!

Tasting Guide

Il Dessert Wine it can be used at different service temperature possibilities, depending on the characteristics to be enhanced. The passito wines are characterized by a high alcohol content and a high degree of sugars. If you want to enhance their sweet and alcoholic component, we recommend a temperature between 14 and 18 degrees, in order to release i scents and more intense aromas. On the contrary with a lower temperature, between 10 and 14 degrees, you manage to enhance the side young and fresh of these particular wines, in order to make them less aggressive and more pleasant for all palates.

Recommended pairings

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Il Dessert Wine has a very wide range of pairings, which perfectly match its flavor sugary e aromatic, as dessert e sweet dishes, to those by contrast that balance theexcessive sweetness, By savory cheese snacks. The classic combination is the one with the small pastry dry sweets, better if based on almonds, pistachio or shortbread, also perfect dried fruit tarts o candied. Excellent as an accompaniment to classic traditional desserts: the scents of this wine go perfectly with Nougat, Amaretti biscuits, Neapolitan pastries or rum baba.

The winery Donnafugata it is the perfect representation of the territory risotto, its enormous potential and the region's deep enological culture. A winery that has become immediately a symbol area of Sicilia in the world, founded over the years Eighty da Giacomo Rallo, with the aim of being the revival of the province of Trapani and South Italy in the wine world. The name Donnafugata derived from "woman on the run”, The story of the nickname takes his wife as a reference Maria Carolina Emperor Ferdinando IV di Bourbon, In which XIX century, when a Naples the Napoleonic armies arrived and decided to flee to the south towards the Sicilia, in the area where the current vines of the company are located. Today, the winery has become a real empire, it has achieved one vineyard area di 410 hectares, each of these is treated by techniques eco-friendly, in order to respect the environment and obtain healthier wines. Donnafugata extends into the areas of the Pantelleria, the ancient cellars of Marsala, Vittoria, Etna until you get to the Contessa Entellina Estate. Are wines which have now become part of the Sicilian tradition, in fact it is strongly recommended topairing with local gastronomic products. Excellent like gift and to be tasted in everyday life, able to surprise even the Wine Lovers more experienced and fussy. In our online wine shop you can buy the best wines of the Donnafugata winery at a great price.

REGION: Sicilia

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La Sicilia it is a heritage from a cultural, historical and artistic point of view, but it is also one of Italian regions most important from the point of enological view, Sicilian labels are recognized as fine wines around the world, this is due to the region's deep and ancient winemaking knowledge. The wine-growing area it is made up of the island itself, the islands Pantelleria e Aeolian, other smaller islands with some archipelagos. There surface area of ​​vines is one of the largest in Italy, you reach more than 110.000 hectares, mostly distributed on the hilly area for 60%, in the mountainous area for a 25% and in the flat area for the remaining 15%. For a long time i wines of Sicily have been used as blending wines for products from other regions, but in recent years with the development of new and more advanced techniques i Sicilian wines have managed to reach very high quality levels, managing to obtain a DOC. Today, the Sican wine is one of the most popular products in the our country andabroad, making the Sicilia one of the Italian wine symbols most important. In the'Island there are numerous vines a white berry e red, both autochthonous and exhibitions, thanks to the very versatile territory. The main grape varieties are: zibibbo(Muscat of Alexandria), Caricante, Greek, Cricket, Catarratto, Inzolia, Cricket, Moscato Bianco, Malvasia of Lipari, frappato, Nerello hood, Mascalese, Perricone, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Müller-Thurgau, Pinot Noir, Syrah, Sangiovese, Barbera and Trebbiano Toscano. The Sicilian wine is an excellent product for everyday life, able to satisfy all kinds of Wine Lover, which can be combined with a huge variety of courses. Also great as gifts for more experienced palates. In our online wine shop it is possible to buy wines from the region Sicilia most famous at the best price.

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